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Description:

This activity (located on page 3 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into organisms and the health of their ecosystems. Groups of learners will net and count different types of invertebrates from a local pond, lake, or stream, then group them by their tolerance to pollution and make calculations to determine the quality of the water. Relates to linked video, DragonflyTV GPS: Alligator Habitat.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

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English

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