Teaching Resources

Designed for middle-school students, "Intruders in Paradise" contains 12 classroom activities, web site references, a master vocabulary list, 29 Fact Sheets about individual invasive plants and animals commonly found in Florida, and additional resources - all as downloadable web-based files. Activities are aligned with both FCAT learning benchmarks and Sunshine State curriculum standards for grades 6-8.

The "Intruders in Paradise" guide was developed by the education staff of The Florida Aquarium with assistance and funding from the Tampa Bay Estuary Program, Florida Sea Grant and the UF/IFAS Cooperative Extension Service.

To view and download the guide, visit the Tampa Bay Estuary Program web site.

Coloring Books:

IPM Made Easy Brochures: General IPM information appropriate for all ages

Other Teaching Materials for various age groups: