4th Grade to Adult
- All living and non-living components of an environment interact with one another to form an ecosystem.
- Wetlands are a unique ecosystem defined by soil, plant, and water characteristics.
- Humans have a great ability to alter natural systems, and a responsibility to consider the effects of our actions.
- Wetlands are valuable for water storage and filtration, plant and wildlife habitat, and for their mystery.
- Define “wetland” and distinguish between several types of Minnesota wetlands.
- Summarize the formation and distribution of wetlands in MN and the US.
- Explain three values inherent in natural, undisturbed wetlands.
- Recommend actions to preserve healthy wetland environments.