There are vital relationships between
habitats, plants, animals, and water
in the Everglades.
Students will learn that animals communicate through their senses. The students will use their knowledge and imagination to vocally and/or physically imitate wildlife of the Everglades.
Students will be introduced to the plants and wildlife that live in different habitats of the Everglades. Students will identify which habitat(s) organisms live in by sorting cards depicting plants and animals.
Students will discuss and identify the different ways humans and animals use water. They will complete a matching handout and make the connection that the Everglades is the primary source of freshwater for people, plants, and animals in southern Florida.