Estuaries: Nature’s Water Filters

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Learn the vital role estuaries play in water filtration.


This animation demonstrates how estuaries remove toxins, sediment, and nutrients as water flows from land to sea. An interactive pollution game helps enhance students’ understanding of what causes decreased water quality and which practices are beneficial to improving water quality.

Spanish Version – Los Estuarios: Los Filtros de Agua de la Naturaleza