Wetlands: Why Are They Endangered?

GeoHistory
GeoLiteracy
ELL
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, students will learn the damaging effects of human environment interaction on the wetlands. They will also learn why it is important to preserve the wetlands through reading environmental articles, note taking, and writing an expository essay.
Author: 
Barbara Stout
Grade Range: 
8 and High School
Duration: 
3 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
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Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
5: Environment and Society
National Geography Standards: 
14: How human actions modify the physical environment
16: The changes that occur in the meaning, use, distribution, and importance of resources