Under Water

Module 5

THE ECOLOGICAL COMMUNITIES OF THE EVERGLADES

 

 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 5:

  • Guiding Questions for Module 5: Use these guiding questions as you make your way through the Everglades content explored in Module 5.  Tip - You many see similar questions again on the Module Quiz. You can download and print the PDF in step 2 if needed.

  • Video (~30 minutes): The Ecological Communities of the Everglades. Information in this video will help you answer some of the guiding questions. Closed captioning is recommended and available for all module videos.

  • Reflective Readings (~1 hour): These readings are provided in step 3 as a PDF viewer.

    • Discover a Watershed - The Everglades: "The Green Patchwork" - Pages 50-67

    • Miami Blue Newspaper Article (The Arizona Republic, Feb. 18, 2012)

    • (Optional) - Butterfly Gardening Resources & Butterfly Organization Information

  • Module Quiz (~10 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!