Wetland Water

Wetlands can be open or closed(Photo: WOSU)

Hydro periods are a fingerprint on how wetlands receive their water: from river overflows, rain, or runoff. To understand a particular wetland, scientists must understand where the water comes from, and to figure out if a wetland is OPEN or CLOSED.

Download Teacher’s Materials:
Types of Wetlands (PDF, 18Kb)
Wetlands in Danger (PDF, 44Kb)
Wetlands Water Chemistry (PDF, 36Kb)
Project Rubric (PDF, 7Kb)
Objective A1 – Natural Water Observation (PDF, 20Kb)
Objective A2 – Natural Water Observation Rubric (PDF, 18Kb)
Objective B1 – Discussion of Classification Schemes (PDF, 21Kb)
Objective B2 – Discussion of Classification Schemes Rubric (PDF, 22Kb)
ObjectiveC1 – Testing Water For Phosphate (PDF, 22Kb)
ObjectiveC2 – Testing Water For Phosphate Rubric (PDF, 21Kb)
ObjectiveD1 – Putting it all Together (PDF, 19Kb)
ObjectiveD2 – Putting it all Together Rubric (PDF, 21Kb)