Mangroves at work-Experiment
Target Group: Primary School
Subject: Mangroves & Wetlands
Ocean Literacy Principle: 5
Students build a model of mangroves and demonstrate coastal protection and filtering.
Students compare the coast with and without mangroves present and predict what will happen during heavy rain. The experiment can either be a demonstration experiment or carried out by groups of students. This activity can be found on page 5 of the Educator's Guide.
Per model: Big container or tray, clay or sand, muddy water, plastic bottle, sponges or other barrier.