Swampy Wonder

Swamp Investigator


   Junior Travel Agent's you and your classmates will be divided into teams of three. As Junior Travel Agent's you will be developing  or creating several different projects about the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge. You will need to view the video and website links below of the Great Dismal Swamp before booking any tours. This activity will familize you with the Great Dismal Swamp.


    While viewing the video and websites, Junior Travel Agent's, you will conduct an investigation and develop a graphic organizer with the following information:

     What is a swamp?
     What types of animals live their?
     What are their habitats?
     What is the importance of this ecosystem to our coastal waterway?

     The content of your graphic organizer will be part of class discussion and displayed for further review.

     You will find a link for developing a brochure below along with additional resources.

     Time Limit:  1 day




How to Make a Brochure
Description: Instructional website on how to make a brochure.
Encyclopedia Britannica
Description: Online encyclopedia for research of information.
U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Description: Government Website
U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Description: Government Website dedicated to the Great Dismal Swamp.
Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries
Description: Wildlife and Nature website. Also, contains rules, laws and regulations for the outdoors.

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