Florida is home to one of the world’s most unique wetlands – the Everglades. It supports a rich diversity of plants and animals, some not found anywhere else. However, impacts to the Everglades have taken their toll on this delicate ecosystem. Take your students on a journey through this exhibit to discover the majesty of one of Florida’s most unique natural features and learn about the dangers invasive species brings to the Everglades.

ForEverglades Educators Guide cover

Everglades Educators’ Guide

Everglades Reading List


Everglades Double Feature

  • Exhibit Description

ForEverglades: Photos by Clyde Butcher and Jeff Ripple

  • Introduction
  • Background Information
  • Vocabulary Words
  • Pre Activities
  • Field Trip Activities
  • Post Activities

Alien Attack: Target Everglades

  • Introduction
  • Background Information
  • Vocabulary Words
  • Pre Activity
  • Field Trip Activity
  • Post Activities

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