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Modeling the Effects of Dam Removal on the Elwha River part of NAGT:Teaching Resources:Teaching Materials Collection
Students are introduced to the social and scientific issues surrounding the removal of the Glines Canyon Dam on the Elwha River, and conduct a hands-on experiment with real-world application to observe the effects ...

Using line transects to determine interrelationships between vegetation type and small mammal activity. part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
Using quadrats along line transects in two different habitats, students will gather data which will provide evidence that shows the interrelationships between vegetation types and small mammal populations

Investigating Aquatic Ecosystems: Macroinvertebrates and Water Quality part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This activity is a field investigation and comparison of three aquatic ecosystems.

Using Benthic Marcoinvertebrates Captured by Rock Baskets to Determine Biodiversity in a River. part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
In this ecology investigation, students will build and place rock baskets to collect benthic macroinvertebrates in a local waterway. They will observe and identify their macroinvertebrates and use the data to determine the pollution tolerance index for various areas of a river.

Determing the health of an acquatic ecosystem by identifying macroinvertebrates part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This lab activity allows students to indetify macroinvertebrates and determine the health of an acquatic ecosystem.

Macroinvertebrates and Indicators of Water Quality part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This activity is a field investigation where students can go to a body of water and collect the macroinvertebrates there and identify them. Based on what they find, they can assess the water quality by determining the biotic index.

Monitoring pollution in a freshwater environment part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This inquiry lab is useful for monitoring water pollution in a freshwater system using direct and/or indirect methods.