Traveling Trunk

Stream Study Trunk

Stream Study with Agriculture Education Students
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This kit is located in Tupelo, MS.

Boots and gloves are available upon request. 

Stream Study Kit includes:

Items for both elementary and high school

  • Large Sampling Nets (6)
  • 1 1/2 inch magnifier bug boxes (12)
  • LaMotte World Water Monitoring day kits (including all items necessary to sample and test, turbidity, pH, and dissolved oxygen) (6)
  • MacroMania invertebrate card game study (1)
  • Insect Life Cycle & Habitat Flash cards set and manual (1)
  • Dragon fly metamorphosis acrylic block display (1)
  • Aquatic insect mount display (1)
  • Lesson plan folder (1)
  • Plastic fish for animal identification exercise (6)

Additional items for high school classes

  • Dissolved oxygen meter (1)
  • pH meter (1)
  • Magnetic stirrer (1)
  • Sampling bottles (30)
  • Solutions kit for use with samples and meters (1)
  • Lesson plan folder (1)

Borrowing Instructions

Teachers may borrow kits for about 2 weeks. Please schedule Traveling Trunk Kits at least 2 weeks in advance. Teachers are responsible for picking up and returning trunk kits.

Call 662-680-4015 or 662-680-4027

Traveling Trunk Kits are not stored at all locations. It may be possible to have kits shuttled to the pickup location of your choice. However, please allow up to 3 week additional time for shuttling. Individual parts of some kits may be borrowed.

Traveling Trunk Kits may be picked up at the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Centers at:

Mount Locust: milepost 15.5, near Natchez, MS

Parkway Information Cabin: milepost 102.4, near Ridgeland, MS

Parkway Visitor Center: milepost 266, near Tupelo, MS

Meriwether Lewis Campground: No kits are stored at this location, but it may be possible to arrange for week-end pickup. Call 662-680-4015 or 662-680-4027 for more information

Details

Grade Levels:
Fifth Grade-Twelfth Grade
Subject:
Aquatic Studies, Biodiversity, Biology: Animals, Community, Ecology, Education, Hydrology, Recreation / Leisure / Tourism, Recreation Ecology, Service Learning, Wildlife Biology, Wildlife Management
National/State Standards:
Service learning, ecology, environmental studies, environment
Keywords:
service learning, ecology, environmental studies, environment, stream study, travel trunk, traveling trunk, travel kit, watershed, water, watersheds, streambed, streams, aquatic life, aquatic resources, water quality, water monitoring, stream monitoring
type:
Traveling Trunk