Wetland Ecosystems. Grade 5 Science. What is a Wetland?. A wetland is an area with both dry land and land that is covered in water for at least a portion of the year. Wetlands - Take Another Look. http://www.cws-scf.ec.gc.ca/hww-fap/. Fen Bog Marsh. Pond Slough Swamp. Types of Wetlands.
Grade 5 Science
There are both freshwater and saltwater wetlands.
In the water
On the land
This is a drawing of a dragonfly. Dragonfly larvae live in the pond. Adult dragonflies fly over the pond and eat other insects like mosquitoes. Dragonflies are our friends.
By Chris Yakymyshyn
Canadian Wildlife Service - Hinterland Who’s Who
Gander Academy: Ecosystems – Wetlands
Canada’s Aquatic Environments