Wetlands help reduce the rate of flooding and erosion, hold sediment and pollutants, and provide necessary habitat for birds and other animals. Nearly half of our endangered species live in wetlands or depend on them. Wetlands improve the quality of our water.
basic functions and values of inland and coastal wetland areas.
In addition to how human factors affect wetlands.
Learn how to recognize different types of wetlands.
Understand what activities negatively affect wetlands.
Learn what activities can help to conserve wetlands.
See how constructed wetlands can help us better manage what we do on the land.
unit contains everything you need except the water!
Wetlands landscape top (topographical map), clear base, shopping center and parking lot, marina and boat slips, rainmaker (spray bottle), assorted wetlands (sponges and felt strips), plant roots (cotton swabs), User's Guide, houses and other buildings, bridges, water catcher, trees, cocoa, oil, drink mixes, cows and vehicles.
This unit can also demonstrate point and nonpoint source pollution.