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Wetland in a Pan

Why are wetlands important? What are ecosystem services? How do wetlands protect us? How are wetlands like sponges?

Sunset over tidal marsh and transition zone of wetlandStudents will understand how wetlands around the Bay shoreline protect marine ecosystems from pollution. Students will understand that different ecosystems on earth provide different services, and wetlands provide specific services that other ecosystems do not.

Students will experiment on a wetland model.

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