The materials listed below can be used by teachers as well as students of all ages. These fun and informative materials will complement your existing environmental education lesson plans.
Indian River Lagoon Coloring Book [PDF] – Learn about and bring life to the birds, fish, reptiles and other creatures depicted in their natural habitats in one of the richest and most productive aquatic ecosystems in the world! See why aquatic preserves are so exceptional.
Water Cycle Poster [PDF]
Water makes many stops as it travels in a great circle called The Water Cycle. Help your students learn how this precious resource travels and transforms within our atmosphere. To order posters for your classroom, please contact your local service center.
Florida DEP's Kid's page – This Website offers a variety of activities, fun facts, quizzes, spelling lists, environmental ABC's and games, as well as materials like postcards
Learning About the Everglades – Resources include a virtual tour of the Everglades; an interactive view of the plants and animals of the Everglades; and the adventures of Wayne Drop (not Rain Drop) as he explores the Everglades, and shares what he's learned.
Teaching/Learning About the Everglades – A special educational section on the web site for the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan/CERP (a joint SFWMD and Army Corps of Engineers, and other state, federal and local government partners).
Florida International University – The Everglades Digital Library offers Everglades Educational materials for older students, from Teacher's Guides to detailed brochures about the animals and plants of the Everglades.
Miscellaneous – limited quantities available
Freddy Stickers – Freddy the Alligator decals with water conservation tips
SFWMD logo stickers (forward adhesive)
SFWMD logo stickers (reverse adhesive)
Posters, Publications & Web sites from Other Agencies
Florida Earth Foundation – A public-private partnership for education, outreach and research programs in South Florida ecosystem restoration initiatives.
Everglades Radio Network – As you drive on I-75, tune in to the Everglades Radio Network and learn about the history, heritage, natural beauty and environmental challenges facing the Everglades, and the creatures that live there.