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BTNEP has developed many resource materials including videos, posters and CDs available free of charge. The Educator's Guide to the Barataria-Terrebonne Estuary is now available online. Please check back frequently for workshop details, photo gallery and video clip library, coming soon!  Highlighted and underlined items are available for immediate download right from this page.

If your school district is interested in scheduling free educator workshops please contact Alma Robichaux by email: alma@btnep.org.

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  • Haunted Waters, Fragile Lands - Oh, What Tales to Tell!

    Haunted Waters CoverAn award winning documentary on the cultural, geologic, and environmental history of the Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary System. Four 15-minute segments: The Many Peoples; Frontlands and Backlands; Trembling Prairies; Life from Water, Death from Sea.

    › Follow this link to download the videos (Entire Video Runtime  56:40 mins)
    Haunted Waters Video Teachers Guide Grades 1-3Haunted Waters Video ...

  • When You Were My Age

    When You Were My AgeDownload › When You Were My Age Oral History Project
    An oral history lesson on Bayou Lafourche. Students learn about cultural heritage by interviewing friends and family. Oral history interview techniques and information on the Bayou Lafourche Oral History Project.  LA Grade Level Expectations for 8th Grade. (PDF 380 k). Pages are meant to be printed front and back in the order ...

  • EstuaryLIVE!

    EstuaryLIVE VHS Cover Students investigate the rich bounty of shrimp, redfish, crabs and oysters, offshore oil rigs, pelicans and other resident and migratory birds, and learn of the Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary's importance to the nation.

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    Estuary Live Activity Book
    › Estuary LIVE Video Activity Sheet

    These activity sheets are designed to ...

  • The Bald Eagle

    The Bald Eagle GuideDownload: › Bald Eagle Guide
    Download this four-page guide on eagle history and the return of the Bald Eagle to Louisiana. This brochure was developed as part of the annual “Eagle Expo” that takes place in the Barataria-Terrebonne Estuary during the month of February. The brochure provides students will a great way to learn more about this great extraordinary bird. ...

  • Lafourche Parish From the Beginning

    Lafourche Parish From the BeginningDownload: › Lafourche Parish From The Beginning
    An informative and fun guide to Lafourche Parish, it's history, culture, and resources, is designed for students in grades 6 through 12.  There are many fun activities that will help students to better understand this important Louisiana parish. This comprehensive guide to Lafourche Parish, it's history, culture, and resources, is designed for ...

  • Wild Plants of the Wetlands

    Wild Plants CoverDownload › Wild Plants of Our Wetlands - Instructors Guide
    This is a K-4 science curriculum designed to introduce teachers and students to wetland environments with experiments and activities that can be coordinated with field trips to the National Park: Jean Lafitte Historical Park and Preserve http://www.nps.gov/jela/. All material is aligned with Louisiana GLEs. Wild Plants of the Wetlands is ...

  • Educator's Guide to the Barataria-Terrebonne Estuary

    Educators Guide CoverDownload › Educator's Guide to the Barataria-Terrebonne Estuary
    A comprehensive educator's guide.  Educators will find activities and a multitude of resources for their students. The BTNEP Educator's Guide to the Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary is a comprehensive source of information and activities for formal and nonformal educators. The activities are created specifically for students K through 12th grade. Content Summary Below: ...

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