Estuarine Habitats: Links for Teachers
Nab the Aquatic Invader
This interactive Web resource explores invading aquatic plants and animals. Students take on the role of detectives gathering evidence to "book" the invasive 'criminals'. Excellent teacher resources.
Features: Lesson Ideas, Online Interactivity, Graphics/Multimedia, Assessment, Ask an Expert, Career Info
Estuaries: Finding the Balance
This lesson plan examines the conflict between development and the environment, and explores attempts for compromise. Students are encouraged to consider the interaction between environmental and economic demands and to seek a balance.
Features: Hands-on Investigation, Lesson Ideas, Assessment
The tidal salt marsh is unique community on the alluvial plains of North America's eastern seaboard, sheltered by barrier beaches and dunes. Read about this unique habitat, and watch a QuickTime video.
Features: Lesson Ideas, Graphics/Multimedia