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Aquatic Ecosystem Exploration

Learners visit a local stream, pond, creek, or river and collect macroinvertebrates. They sort macroinvertebrates and identify each species using a dichotomous key. Students decide on trophic levels and construct a possible food web for their ecosystem.

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Resource Details

Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
5 days
Instructional Strategies
Inquiry-Based Learning
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Included Materials
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