Session 1: Wonders of Water
This lesson introduces some of the basic properties and qualities of water from which the series of lessons builds upon.
Don’t have an eyedropper to do the surface tension experiment? You can use a pencil instead. This video will show you how.
Session 2: Water Cycles Around the World
The students will learn how water continues to get reused and recycled over time as it travels through the water cycle.
Session 3: What is a Watershed?
In this video, we’ll learn how the shape of land determines the water that water will travel.
Session 4: Erosion and Run-off
This lesson explores what is run-off in more detail and discusses what human made pollutants from the land can enter waterways.
Session 6: Macroinvertebrates
What are macroinvertebrates? After a brief introduction, this video will show you how you can virtually collect and identify macroinvertebrates!
Use the Dichotomous Key to identify the macroinvertebrates shown in the video.
Here are the four additional macroinvertebrates that the video instructs you to identify.
Bonus: Want to sample a stream virtually? Check out this Virtual Stream Sampler