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Wetland Activities

Interested in exploring wetlands, like ponds and marshes, with your kids or students?

Want to learn about wetlands and wildlife through fun indoor and outdoor activities?

Ready to roll up your sleeves and take action for wetland conservation?

You’ve come to the right place. DUC offers a variety of award-winning education activities to engage youth and empower them to make a difference in their own communities. Try one of the activities below, and keep checking this webpage for more.

Wetlands: A Powerful Carbon Sink

Wetlands: A Powerful Carbon Sink

Wetlands: A Powerful Carbon Sink is a short animated video that explains how wetlands absorb and store carbon.

Climate Change Resource Pack

Climate Change Resource Pack

Educate and empower students with our collection of resources on wetlands and climate change.

Take Action on Climate Change

Take Action on Climate Change

Grade Level: Grade 7 and up Take Action on Climate Change presents students with actions they can take at home, in their school, and in their community. Supporting students to take action helps build student leadership. When students take action, it encourages other around them…

The Climate Change Conundrum

The Climate Change Conundrum

Grade Level: Grade 9 and up  The Climate Change Conundrum is meant to help students identify their emotions surrounding climate change and provide coping strategies.   After reading through the cartoon, students…

My Hobby, Our Climate

My Hobby, Our Climate

Grade Level: Grade 9 and up My Hobby, Our Climate is designed to help students make the connection between climate change and their personal lives. In this activity, students will meet five Canadian teenagers with hobbies that are being affected by climate change. After hearing the teenagers’ concerns, students…

Wetlands to the Rescue

Wetlands to the Rescue

Grade Level: Grade 9 and up  Wetlands to the Rescue! combines extensive research on how wetlands play a role in mitigating climate change, while also making…

Wetlands to the Rescue! Summary Sheet

Wetlands to the Rescue! Summary Sheet

Grade Level: Grade 9 and up This sheet summarizes all the ways that wetlands help lessen the impacts of climate change. It corresponds with Wetlands to the Rescue! PowerPoint.  Your students will learn how wetlands provide water during droughts, store and slow water during floods, protect coastal regions from…

Duck Detectives

Duck Detectives

Explore migration and the need to protect habitats across North America’s flyways with this online, interactive activity.

Take Action for Wetlands

Take Action for Wetlands

This resource booklet gives you inspiring examples and step-by-step ideas on activities to take action.

Field Trip Guide

Field Trip Guide

Help you and your students plan a safe and interesting field trip.

Student Field Notebook

Student Field Notebook

This field notebook is designed to help guide younger students' observations as they visit a local wetland.

Wetlands and the World Program

Wetlands and the World Program

This award-winning program explores wetlands from different cultural perspectives.

Looking for more wetland learning opportunities?

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