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!
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Home School Thursdays: Meet the Creek & Macroinvertebrate Mayhem

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!) 

Educational Objectives: 

· 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.

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