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.
http://www.sgnis.org/kids/

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.
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/lessons/
11/g912/tgestuaries.html


Features: Hands-on Investigation, Lesson Ideas, Assessment

Intertidal Zone

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.
http://www.teachersdomain.org/9-12/sci/life/eco/intertidal/index.html

Features: Lesson Ideas, Graphics/Multimedia

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