The delineation of wetlands depends on three factors: 1) saturated soils, 2) water tolerant plants, and 3) a hydrologic regime (not necessarily wet all year round). The front 67 pages of this guide provide an excellent six part information section about wetlands.
Key Content Addressed:
- value of wetlands and their ability to…
- control floods
- recharge ground water
- trap sediment
- intercept pollution
- improve water quality
Arizona Project WET adapts content and lessons from the em>WOW! the Wonder of Wetlands Educators’ Guide to support multidisciplinary, student-directed instruction. The subject areas addressed in the 40 lessons covered by the Guide include: mathematics, social studies, language arts, science, geography, history, economics, art, and government.