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Attract a FishAdd to list Details
This outdoor activity/field trip requires a place where minnows swim, such as a local pond or brook.
Water Holes to Mini-PondsAdd to list Details
Dig a hole, line it, fill it with fresh water, and you have a water hole: a good place to study colonization.
Why Doesn’t the Ocean Freeze?
In this activity, learners explore how salt water freezes in comparison to fresh water.
In this activity, learners capture and observe planaria, which are worms that eat tiny pond critters.
Water StridersAdd to list Details
In this outdoor activity/field trip, learners catch and observe water striders to explore their movement and feeding behaviors.
In this activity, learners create a sealed, mini ecosystem that supplies freshwater shrimp with food, oxygen, and waste processing for at least three months.
Water Quality and pH Levels in Aquatic Ecosystems
In this fun and in depth hands-on experiment, learners test various liquid samples (distilled water, lemon juice, vinegar, and baking soda mixed with water) to determine their pH levels and identify e
Observing Different MicrobesAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners use a microscope to examine three different microbes: bacteria, yeast and paramecia. Educator will need to prepare the yeast solution one day before the activity.
Can Nutrients in Water Cause Harm?Add to list Details
In this water pollution activity, learners create pond water cultures and investigate the effects of adding chemicals or natural nutrients.
In this activity (on page 2 of the PDF under GPS: Biodiversity Activity), learners will pair up and take a notebook outdoors to a selected location to observe and record a list of living things that t
What Lives HereAdd to list Details
In this outdoor activity/field trip, learners explore an aquatic site such as a pond, lake, stream, river or seashore to find and investigate plants and animals that live in water.
Habitats of the PondAdd to list Details
In this outdoor activity/field trip, learners locate and study plants and animals in several freshwater pond habitats.