Wetlands are areas that are covered by salt and/or fresh water. There are different types of wetlands: marshes, swamps, bogs, and fens.

Think Questions
Pre-K – Grade 1
  • What is similar or different when comparing wetlands to woodlands?

  • What happens if there is a flood or if there is not enough rain/ snow?

Think Questions
Grade 2 – Grade 5

•    What kind of wetland is at IDS? How do you know?
•    How can wetlands help to protect the environment?
•    How does climate change affect the wetlands?


Mammals, birds, fish, and invertebrates.


Filters out pollutants in water, storm protection and flood control (provides an area for water to move and slow down), and recreation. 

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