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Virtual mangrove trip  Laptop wrap


Virtual excursion

Trees in water

Mangrove at low tide

Virtual excursions are a good way of preparing for a real time excursion. As part of the Stage 6 Biology course you have to complete a study of your local ecosystem.

Mangrove ecosystem

Use this virtual excursion website to explore the interconnecting parts of a mangrove ecosystem.

White heron with long, pointy beak and long legs wading  in mangrove

In mangroves the water level regularly rises and falls with the tides.