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Underwater Archeology: Excavating the Wacissa River

6 minutes 25 seconds

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Morgan Smith, a doctoral student, is conducting an intensive excavation of the Wacissa River. In collaboration with Dr. Michael Waters, his faculty advisor, Morgan searches for artifacts believed to belong to the Suwannee culture group. The Suwannee people are believed to have resided in the southeastern United States around 12,000 years ago. Part of the "EcoAdventures in Northern Florida" series.

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Runtime: 6 minutes 25 seconds

Close up of a striped salamander mostly submerged and surrounded by plant life. Caption: (narrator) This pond is an ephemeral wetland.
EcoAdventures in North Florida (WFSU Local Routes)
Episode 1
6 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A handful of white birds with long legs cluster together near the edge of a pond. Caption: a second migratory flock of whooping cranes.
EcoAdventures in North Florida (WFSU Local Routes)
Episode 2
4 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 9
Still image from: Underwater Archeology: Excavating the Wacissa River
EcoAdventures in North Florida (WFSU Local Routes)
Episode 3
6 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Closeup of pinkish mushrooms. Caption: Lake Seminole Farms grows oyster mushrooms.
EcoAdventures in North Florida (WFSU Local Routes)
Episode 4
5 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Person standing in a boat holding an octopus. Caption: They actually come in to eat just the fish.
EcoAdventures in North Florida (WFSU Local Routes)
Episode 5
6 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12