Under Water

Module 2

GEOLOGY OF THE EVERGLADES

 

 Duration: ~3 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 2: 

  • Guiding Questions for Module 2: Use these guiding questions as you make your way through the Everglades content explored in Module 2.  Tip - You many see similar questions again on the Module Quiz. You can download and print the PDF in step 2 if needed.

  • Video (~17 minutes): The following video discusses the geology and the climate of the Everglades. Information in these videos will help you answer some of the guiding questions.

    • The Geology of the Everglades with Dr. Edward Petuch of Florida Atlantic University

  • Reflective Readings (~45 minutes): These readings are provided as a PDF viewer. After completing these reading passages, you may want to continue reading the full text which may be found online or at your local library.

    • IFAS Florida’s Geological History - Pages 1-7

  • Module Quiz (~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!