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Wetland Curriculum Resource
Unit 2. Water - Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this module, students will have learned how to:

  • outline and explain the cycles in which water, carbon, oxygen, and nitrogen move through nature
  • discuss the physical properties of water
  • describe and understand the amount and distribution of saltwater and freshwater on the earth
  • discuss ways in which students and their families may conserve water resources
  • contrast water absorption and water run-off
  • define and understand the functions of a watershed
  • identify examples of pollution
  • discuss the impact of water pollution on amphibians and other aquatic life forms
  • investigate the effects of a nutrient overload on an aquatic ecosystem
  • discuss the various parameters of water quality and interpret their results


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