|Goal||Understand watershed science and its importance.|
|Task||Enroll your classroom and explore your local watershed.|
EcoSpark's Changing Currents program introduces grade 8-12 students from across the Greater Toronto Area (Toronto, Peel, Durham, and York school boards) to their area's watersheds. Students get outside, put on hip waders, explore a local river stream, and learn about its importance and quality.
By participating in the program students will:
Use benthic macro-invertebrate bio-monitoring to examine the health of their local river or stream (it's easy!),
|How to Join||
Anyone can access Changing Currents' online resources, but to attend a training session or to host a Student Stream Assessment Workshop, you need to register: http://www.ecospark.ca/changingcurrents/register.
If you are a teacher and want to register, access resources, or know more about Changing Currents, visit the Teacher Area: http://www.ecospark.ca/changingcurrents/teachers.
If you are a student, learn more about water quality and bio-monitoring in the Student Area: http://www.ecospark.ca/changingcurrents/students.
|Ideal Age Group||College, Graduate students, Adults|
|Spend the Time||outdoors|
|Type of Activity||In oceans, streams, rivers, lakes|
|Tags||Water Pollution, water quality, Water Quality, watershed|
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