Thu, Sep 17|
Caney Creek Preserve: Outdoor Classroom
Home School Thursdays: Meet the Creek & Macroinvertebrate Mayhem
Learn about water quality by collecting and testing water samples from the stream!
Time & Location
Sep 17, 2020, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Caney Creek Preserve: Outdoor Classroom, 2755 Caney Rd, Alpharetta, GA 30005, USA
About The Event
Students will collect water samples at a stream, learn to test water quality, and engage in an activity to simulate the effects of environmental stress on streambed insects. (requires shoes they don't mind getting wet!)
· Illustrate how tolerance to water quality conditions varies among macroinvertebrate organisms
· Explain how population diversity provides insight into the health of an ecosystem
· Identify environmental factors that can influence macroinvertebrate organisms
*All sessions will follow Forsyth County Parks and Recreation COVID-19 policies.