What's in your Water - Water Quality

Salamander in water
Dusky salamander in Fighting Creek

NPS Photo

The health of everything begins and ends with Water, we're made of it, all living organisms depend on it for survival. That means it's pretty important for it to be clean right? Come with us as we explore the headwaters of the smokies streams which feed into the surrounding communities drinking supply. Your class will discover how the watershed connects us all, make a hypothesis, and identify the critters that tells us about the water's quality.

Vocabulary

Macroinvertebrate
Bioindicator
Watershed
Benthic
Bioaccumulation
Amphibian

Last updated: February 3, 2021

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