Student Activities

Waters of Life: Survey of a Riparian Area

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Grade Level:
Middle School: Sixth Grade through Eighth Grade
Common Core Standards:


In this outdoor science activity, students investigate plant and animal life in and around a creek. Students work in groups, with each group member performing a different task: observing, recording, mapping, classifying. Finally, the team puts the information together to make conclusions about the ecological connections that exist within the area surveyed.


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Last updated: September 10, 2015