This episode of Divine Designer® takes you to Okefenokee Swamp in southeast Georgia. The Swamp is a 412,000 acre (685 square miles) wetland with an extraordinary diversity of fauna and flora. As a blackwater swamp, it is formed in a watershed and carries little or no sediment. Though it is a dark tea-color due to tannic acid, the water is almost 98% pure!
In this episode, you will encounter fascinating plant life such as carnivorous plants, cypress tress with “knees,” never-wets, and pitcher plants. And at the top of the food chain, you will find American alligators!
Beginning with a clear explanation of how to perform qualitative and quantitative analysis, this episode takes you into the field to make practical use of this important scientific knowledge. After completing all of the activities in this workbook, students will be able to:
This episode contains six lessons designed to teach middle and high school students to perform quantitative and qualitative analysis. Here are just a few of the topics, activities, and mini-labs:
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