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Title: Georgia Regions


1
Georgia Regions
  • Swamps and Marshes

2
Where is it?
  • The swamp and marsh habitat is located within the
    Coastal Plains Region.

3
Where is it?
  • Do you know what swamp is located in the coastal
    plains of Georgia?

The Okefenokee Swamp
4
Rivers Of the Okefenokee
  • Suwanee River

St. Marys River
5
Did You Know?
  • The Okefenokee is the LARGEST swamp in North
    America?
  • The Seminoles gave it its name.
  • Its name means Land of Trembling Earth.
  • Why do you think they gave it this name?

6
Okefenokee Trivia
  • The Okefenokee swamp used to be a part of the
    ocean when it covered Georgia a long time ago.
  • Now, it contains fresh water.

7
Lets Look Closer
Quick Fact How many islands does the Okefenokee
have? Around 70
  • The Okefenokee has 4 land features

praries
Hammocks (small clusters of trees)
lakes
islands
8
Swamp Animals
Most of the animals live in the prarie (open area
with shallow water and tall grass). Take a look
at some marsh birds. Can you name them?
Sandhill Crane
Wood Duck
Blue Heron
White Ibis
Kingfisher
9
Lets Watch a Clip.
  • Okefenokee Birds
  • (Click and scroll down to the bottom to find clip
    2)

10
Alligators Yikes!
  • How many alligators do you think are in the
    swamp?
  • 12,000
  • There are more alligators in the swamp than
    people!

11
Okefenokee Snakes
  • True or False?
  • The are only a few snakes in the Okefenokee.
  • FALSE! There are over 36 different kinds and 5
    of them are poisonous.
  • Can you identify them?

Copperhead
Eastern Diamondback (the largest)
Eastern Coral Snake
Cottonmouth (Moccasin)
12
Dont Get Eaten!
  • The swamp has carnivorous plants.
  • (meat eating plants)
  • What do you think they eat?
  • Mostly insects

13
Lets Take A Look
  • Pitcher Plant

Bladderwort Plant
  • Floats on top of water
  • Insects touch its trigger hairs and they get
    sucked in!
  • Tube shaped leaves that fill with water
  • Bugs try to drink it and ZAP!

14
Lets Unscramble!
  • The Okefenokee used to be a part of the Atlantic
    ___________. (cnaoe)
  • One reptile that lives in the swamp is the
    ________. (lgalrtoia)
  • A land feature of the swamp ________ (mkahmcos)
  • Okefenokee means Land of Trembling _______.
    (raEht)
  • An insect-eating plant _________(rbadwdletro)

ocean
alligator
hammocks
Earth
bladderwort
15
Turn to your neighbor and tell them 3 facts you
learned about the Swamp and Marsh.
Ticket Out The Door
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