WETLANDS/WATER RELATED
CURRICULA & INFORMATION



AIMS Education Foundation
Water Precious Water (3-6)
Floaters and Sinkers (6-9)
1595 S. Chestnut Ave.
Fresno, Ca. 93702
Toll-free 1-800-SEE-AIMS
http://www.aimsedu.org

Aquatic Project Wild & Project Wild
Western Regional Environmental Education Council
P.O. Box 18060
Boulder, CO. 80308-8060 (K-12)

California State Environmental Education Guide, Alameda County Office of Education, Media and Sales
313 West Winton Ave.
Hayward, CA 94544-1198
501-670-4156
http://www.alameda-coe.k12.ca.us

Discover Wetlands
Publications Office
Washington State Department of Ecology
P.O. Box 47600
Olympia, WA 98504-7600
http://www.ccy.wa.gov/programs/sea/pubs/88-16/88-16.html

Estuarine Habitats, Elementary Teaching Series
Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve
Florida Department of Environmental Protection
350 Carrol Street
East Point, Fl. 32328
850-670-4783

The Estuary Book
Pacific Educational Press
Western Education Development Group
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, B.C. Canada V6T 1Z4
http://www.pep.edu.ubc.ca/order.html

Field Manual for Water Quality Monitoring: An Environmental
Education Program for Schools.(9-12)
GREEN PROJECT
216 S. State St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Available in Spanish:
Manual de Campo del Proyecto del Rio
Project GREEN
216 S. State St.
Ste. 4
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Habitat Fun Packs
Project Coordinator
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
1002 N.E. Holladay Street
Portland, OR 97232-4181
503-231-6176

Living in Water
National Aquarium in Baltimore
Pier 3
501 Pratt St.
Baltimore, MD 21202 (4-6)
1-800-228-0810
http://www.aqua.org/education/teachers/water.html

OBIS/Delta Education
Many Aquatic Science Titles
OBIS
P.O. Box 3000
Nashua, NH 03061-3000
800-258-1302

ORCA: Ocean Related Curriculum Activities:
Marshes, Estuaries and Wetlands
Discover More Store
Pacific Science Center
200 Second Ave. North
Seattle, WA 98109

Padilla Bay: The Estuary Guide, Level 3-High School
Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
10441 Bayview-Edison Road
Mount Vernon, WA 98273-9668
360-428-1558
http://inlet.feol.sc.edu/PDB/educational-people.html#curriculum

Project Estuary (6-12) &
Sound Ideas: Elementary Project Estuary, An Estuarine Ecology Curriculum Guide (K-6)
North Carolina National Estuarine Research Reserve
North Carolina Division of Coastal Management
135 Duke Marine Lab Rd.
Beaufort, North Carolina 28516
252-728-2170

Puget Sound Project: The Changing Sound
Marine Science Center
P.O. Box 2079
18743 Front St., NE
Poulsbo, WA 98370

Ranger Rick's Naturescope:
Incredible Insects
Wild About Weather
Birds, Birds, Birds!
Trees Are Terrific!
Wading Into Wetlands
Reptiles & Amphibians
Pollution

National Wildlife Federation
1400 Sixteenth Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20036-2266

Water Education Materials (K-12)
(free publications)
Publications
California State Department of Water Resources
P.O. Box 942836
Sacramento, CA 94236-0001
916-653-1097
http://www.rain.org/casec/form2.html

Water Inspectors: Examining H20, Learning Activities for Youth
Groups, Ages 10-15.
California Aquatic Science Education Consortium
Human & Community Development
University of California
Davis, CA 95616
http://www.rain.org/casec/form2.html
916-752-8824

Water, Water Everywhere
complete package includes three spiral-bound books:
Teacher's Guide and Experiments
Student Reading Unit
Water Quality Factors Reference Unit (7-12)

available from:
Hach Co.
5600 Lindbergh Dr., P.O. Box 381
Loveland, CO 80538-8842
800-227-4224

Welcome to the Wetlands, An Activity Book for Teachers
Society for Environmental Education
P.O. Box 870610
New Orleans, LA 70187-0610

WOW!: The Wonders of Wetlands
Environmental Concern Inc.
Education Department
201 Boundary Ln.
St. Michaels, MD 21663 (K-12)
410-745-9620

Wetlands Adoption Kit, contains background information and tips on how to help preserve wetlands.
Izaak Walton League of America 701 Conservation Ln
Gaithersburg, MD 20878 1-800-284-4952


Welcome to the Wetlands, Coloring/Information Poster
Publications, Office of Public Affairs
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5
77 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60604
http://www.epa.gov/Region5/enved/pubslibrary.html


FILMS, FILMSTRIPS, RECORDS, SLIDE SETS, AND VIDEOS

Conserving America: Wetlands (advanced), is a video with videos and a
accompanying activity and resource guide. limited supply of guides are available from:
National Wildlife Federation
1400 16th St. NW
Washington, DC 20036-2266

Fabulous Wetlands, starring Bill Nye, "The Science Guy" (all ages), 7 min.
Washington State Department of Ecology
Publications Distribuation Office
P.O. Box 47600
Olympia, WA 98504-7600
360-407-7472

The Marsh Community (Primary & Intermediate) & Our Vanishing Marshland (advanced)
Encyclopedia Britannica Educational Corp.
310 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60604-9839
1-800-554-9862
http://www.eb.com/bookstore/educational.html

BOOKLETS, KITS, MAPS, AND POSTERS

Energy Flow in a Wetland, is a poster with a board game format, including game rules and background information.
National Science Teachers Association 1742 Connecticut Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC 20009

Salt Marshes - Food for the Sea, is a booklet on food chains.
Massachusetts Audubon Society
Public Information Office
Lincoln, MA. 01773

Wavelets, $3.00 fact sheets with background information on marine topics. Wetlands sheets include salt marshes, brackish marshes and freshwater wetlands.
Sea Grant Communications
Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Gloucester Point, VA 23062


REFERENCE BOOKS

ABA Consultants. 1989. Elkhorn Slough Wetland Management Plan..
Capitola, CA.

Barnes, H. 1959. Oceanography and Marine Ecology. The MacMillan Co.
Cleveland, Ohio.

Carson, R. 1955. The Edge of the Sea. Houghton Mifflin Co. Boston.

Coulombe, D.A. 1984. Seaside Naturalist: A Guide to Nature Study at the Seashore. Prentice Hall Inc., Englewood Cliffs, N.J.
Gates, D. 1975. Seasons of the Salt Marsh. Chatham Press, Connecticut.
Green, J. 1968. The Biology of Estuarine Animals. University of
Washington, Seattle.

McLusky, D.S. 1971. Ecology of Estuaries. Heinemann Educational Books, London.

Niering, W.A. 1985. Wetlands, Audubon Society Nature Guide. Alfred A. Knopf, N.Y.

Niesen, Thomas. 1982. Marine Biology Coloring Book. Barnes & Noble Books, New York.

Pomeroy, L.R. & Wiegert, R.G. 1981. The Ecology of a Salt Marsh.
Springer-Verlag, New York

Silberstein, Mark and Eileen Campbell. 1989. Elkhorn Slough. Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation, Monterey, CA.

Teal, J. & Teal, M. 1969. Life and Death of the Salt Marsh. Ballantine Books, New York.


ORGANIZATIONS

California Aquatic Science Education Consortium (CASEC)
Graduate School of Education
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA

The GREEN Project
Global Rivers Environmental Education Network University of Michigan
School of Natural Resources
430 E. University Ave.
Dana Building
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-1115
*Quarterly newsletter, The Volunteer Monitor, The National Newsletter of Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring. subscriptions are free.

National Marine Educator's Association P.O. Box 51215
Pacific Grove, CA 93950
Publishes a newsletter and Current, The Journal of Marine Education. A network of teachers, aquarium, museum and Sea Grant educators.

National Science Teachers Association 1742 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20009
Publishes, Science and Children (elementary) & Science Scope (middle
school) as well as booklets on science education.


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