Introduction to the Biotic Water Quality of a Stream

In this lesson, students properly use a taxonomic key to identify benthic organisms. Students go onto collect aquatic macroinvertabrate and then ennumerate all organisms colelcted. The culminating activity is the Project Watershed database to copmare properties of a stream.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 days
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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