Missing Macroinvertebrates - Stream Side Science

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Field study groups collect samples of stream water and identify the macroinvertebrates found. Using their data, they calculate a water quality index to rate the health of the stream. They graph their data and discuss the value of a water quality index. This activity gives budding ecologists concrete experience in a real-world setting. The plan itself is organized and easy to follow.

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