Monitoring For Water Quality
Students will measure turbidity, dissolved oxygen, and temperature at the stream and discuss the importance of each. Then students will collect macroinvertebrates and calculate a biotic index. These basic measurements will give insight into the water quality of the stream.
Maximum of 30 participants. For non-partner schools – fees may apply.
Duration: 90 minutes
Offered: School Year
Location options: Retzer Nature Center, Various local streams - ponds
Grade 9-12 program listing