Under Water

Module 1

INTRODUCTION TO THE HISTORIC

EVERGLADES WATERSHED

 

 Duration: ~2 hours

As you go through this module, we encourage you to take notes for each step.

The following five items  are to be completed in sequential order to fulfill the expectations for Everglades Content Knowledge Module 1: 

  • Guiding Questions for Module 1: Use these guiding questions as you make your way through the Everglades content explored in Module 1. You can download and print the PDF in step 2 if needed.

  • Video (~8 minutes): Exploring the Historic Kissimmee Okeechobee Everglades Watershed - Answer the guiding questions as you watch this video about the history of the KOE watershed.

  • Reflective Readings (~1 hour): This reading is provided within this module as PDF viewer. After completing this reading passage, you may want to continue reading the full text which may be found online or at your local library.

    • River of Grass by Marjory Stoneman Douglas - Chapter 1 - The Nature of the Everglades​.

  • Post-Test (~15 minutes): If you took good notes, you should be able to get all of the questions correct! Be prepared to include the responses to your reflection questions in this module quiz. You must have a 65% passing rate to earn credit for completing this module. Don't forget to take a picture of your final score for documentation!

  • Contact Your Champion School's Leader: Let them know your score, so they can update your school's application and documentation to earn points towards becoming an Everglades Champion School!

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