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Project WILD Aquatic: Aquatic Times

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Description

This is a sample of an activity in Project WILD Aquatic.  The full guide is available through a Project WILD Aquatic workshop.  Check the Tx Parks and Wildlife calendar for scheduled workshops or contact the Project WILD Coordinator; kiki.corry@tpwd.state.tx.us

Students investigate, write, and produce a newspaper that features aquatic information
and issues.

Background:
The production of a newspaper requires an array
of skills that include design capabilities, writing, composition, research, and decision making. This activity provides an opportunity for the students to coordinate newspaper production with information, issues, and recommendations about aquatic organisms and their habitats.

Subject(s):

  • Science
  • English/Language Arts

Grade(s):

  • Elementary (K-5)
  • Middle School (6-8)

Topic(s):

  • Citizenship
  • Ecosystems
  • Water

NAAEE Guidelines/Strand(s):

  • Strand 2.2: The Living Environment
  • Strand 3.2: Decision Making & Citizenship Skills


Organization Information

Project WILD Aquatic: Aquatic Times

Texas Parks & Wildlife
4200 Smith School Road
Austin, Texas
http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/

Organization Type: Parks & Natural Areas

Contact:
Kiki Corry
Project WILD Coordinator
512.389.4369
Kiki.Corry@tpwd.state.tx.us

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