Estuarine Habitats: Links for Students

Test Your Knowledge: Estuary Quiz

How much do you really know about estuaries? Take the challenge and find out what you know. 
http://estuaries.gov/estuaries101/Students/Quiz.aspx

Features: Online Interactivity, Graphics/Multimedia

Padilla Bay Estuary Kids Quiz

Test your knowledge about the Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve in Washington State with this interactive quiz. Choose from three levels of difficulty: easy, middle, or hard.
Easy http://padillabay.gov/kidsquiz.asp

Features: Online Interactivity, Graphics/Multimedia

Interactive Habitat

Let your fingers do the walking on this coastal e-tour. Meet the osprey, blue crab, sand tiger, shark, mummichog, and more.
http://www.ocean.udel.edu/kiosk/mural.html

Features: Online Interactivity, Graphics/Multimedia

Wetlands

Wetlands cover about 4% of the 64,000 square mile Chesapeake Bay watershed and are vital to the health and productivity of the Bay and its tributaries.
http://www.chesapeakebay.net/wetlands.aspx?menuitem=14641

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Solve an Estuary Mystery

Imagine that something is wrong with your local estuary. Be a sleuth and use this page to solve an estuary mystery!
http://www.epa.gov/owow/estuaries/kids/games/mysteryintro.htm

Features: Online Interactivity, Assessment

Mangrove Forests

Mangrove forests are unique habitats found in estuaries. Discover how these trees have adapted to survive.
http://www.mbgnet.net/salt/sandy/mangroves.htm

Mudflats and Beaches

Read about the communities that make up a mudflat and the ecological processes that take place there.
http://www.habitat.adfg.state.ak.us/geninfo/kbrr/coolkbayinfo/
kbec_cd/html/ecosys/estuarin/mudflats.htm


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Monterey Bay Aquarium: Sandy Shore Exhibit

Through a series of links, this site takes you on a taken on a virtual tour through a sandy shore habitat representative of the Elkhorn Slough coastal wetlands.
http://www.mbayaq.org/efc/sandy.asp

Features: Online Interactivity, Graphics/Multimedia, Misconceptions

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