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Water Supports Life

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Investigative questions:

What lives in our water?
Is there much diversity? 
Are they alien or endangered species present?
Does water quality relate to biodiversity?

Resources for Sampling

Water biodiversity background (Background reading)
Water biodiversity (t) An introductory activity
Water sampling for biodiversity (field trip) (t) activity guide (includes team assignments)

Resources for Evaluating Samples

Evaluating your biodiversity (t) activity guide
Observing microorganisms with the Microscope (s)


Succession and foodwebs (student reading)

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Results of species counts, biodiversity index

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