The students will be able to identify different kinds of land usage along the stream where the leaf packs were placed.
Students will be encouraged to think about how these land uses effect the quality of the stream and the invertebrate population.
will be able to identify physical features of a stream such as variety
of water flow, quality of buffer, stream depth, oxygen, pH level,
effects of erosion, and the quality of the stream bottom.
Students will read about a stream in the Maryland Biological Stream Survey.
Students may be able to visit the stream and carry out biological, chemical and physical tests.
Students will be able to explain why a particular stream has produced a particular population of macroinvertebrates.