Oil Impact on Wetlands- Model & Outdoor Classroom

Posted by Laurie Sullivan at 6/14/2010 9:00:00 AM

Fourth graders have been learning about the oil spill, the clean up effort, and the impact on ocean animals, people, and the Louisiana wetlands.

DSC04309 Webinar with Philippe Cousteau DSC04438Cleaning up the oil BayouFiddle prodigy Amanda Shaw tours the wetlands in “Hurricane on the Bayou.” DSC04832Observing the simulated plant roots in the Wetlands Enviroscape Model DSC04829 DSC01260 Reading Scholastic News Animals in Danger as Huge Oil Spill Spreads and completing activities with maps and Cause & Effect.An EFFECT is something that happens. A CAUSE is why something happens. DSC01269Wetland at the edge of the pond in the Barrett Outdoor Classroom