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LIfe in a Pond


Region: Pioneer Valley
Level: Pre-K - 2, Grade 3 - 5, Grade 6 - 8
Program type: Field Trip;

Description: A pond has much more than frogs and fish. It demonstrates a beautiful web of life from algae and microscopic organisms to insect larvae and amphibians. We will use our limnology lab to practice techniques for observing small aquatic creatures and learning about their unique adaptations. At the pond, we will collect and observe several varieties of invertebrates that depend on this habitat.
Grade Levels: K-6
Science & Technology Standards Applicable: Earth Science (K-2) #1, 4; Life Science (K-2) #1, 2, 3, 6, 8; (Gr. 3-5) #3, 4, 5, 8, 10, 11; Technology/Engineering (Pre-K-5) #1

Topics: Animals, Plants, Wetlands

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