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.

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.

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Interactive Habitat

Let your fingers do the walking on this coastal e-tour. Meet the osprey, blue crab, sand tiger, shark, mummichog, and more.

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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.

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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!

Features: Online Interactivity, Assessment

Mangrove Forests

Mangrove forests are unique habitats found in estuaries. Discover how these trees have adapted to survive.

Mudflats and Beaches

Read about the communities that make up a mudflat and the ecological processes that take place there.

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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.

Features: Online Interactivity, Graphics/Multimedia, Misconceptions

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