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A World in Our Backyard: A Wetlands Education and Stewardship Program

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LINK: http://www.epa.gov/region01/students/teacher/world.html

Description

This is a valuable resource for wetland educators, covering:

  • ways of studying wetlands
  • why wetlands are important
  • how students and teachers can help to protect local wetland resources
  • a directory of other curricula resources and contacts
Each chapter provides classroom exercises and identifies the tools necessary to carry them out. Although the guide was prepared for northeastern United States, many of the activities and information are relevant to Canada.

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