Introduction to mangroves
Target Group: Primary School
Subject: Mangroves & Wetlands
Ocean Literacy Principle: 3,4,5,6
Students learn how mangroves look like and what special characteristics they have.
Students view some examples of mangrove. They learn through an experiment that mangroves live in salt water. You will need exercise 16 on page 70, exercise 17 on page 71 and worksheet 4 on page 51 of the Student Guide. The Student Guide also contains a lot of background information in chapter 1-3. You can find the lesson on page 7 of the Educator's Guide.
Computer and projector. Print or show various pictures of mangroves on the projector, two small containers, salt, drinking water.