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.
Watch this supplemental video to learn the Water Cycle Song!
Session 2: What is a Watershed?
In this video, we’ll learn how the shape of land determines the path that water will follow.
Session 3: 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 4: Water Quality Monitoring
This lesson introduces several different qualities of water, specifically, pH, temperature, and dissolved oxygen.
Macroinvertebrates Supplemental Video
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