|Aquatic Insects and Water Quality Presentation|
|Post Date:||September 11, 2019|
This lesson consists of an aquatic insect collection, identification guide, and web site all presented by a speaker. The lesson is about aquatic insects and water quality of lakes and streams. The students will learn some basics on the role of aquatic insects in lakes and streams and learn to identify some common insects that can indicate good or poor water quality. It also illustrates to students the diversity of insects and conservation of our water resources.
ENVIRONMENTAL LITERACY SCOPE AND SEQUENCE
SYSTEM BENCHMARK(S) TO BE ADDRESSED FOR GRADES 3-5, 6-8, 9-12:
Grades 6 - 8
Grades 9 - 12 (adult)
MINNESOTA ACADEMIC STANDARDS
3.IV.C.2 - The student will know that changes in a habitat can be beneficial or harmful to an organism.
4.I.A.1 - The student will explore the uses and effects of science on our interaction with the natural world.
4.I.B.1 - The student will recognize when comparisons might not be fair because some conditions are not kept the same.
5.I.B.1 - The student will perform a controlled experiment supported by the evidence.
5.IV.E.1 - The student will recognize that individuals of the same species differ in their characteristics and that sometimes the differences give individuals an advantage in surviving and reproducing.
6.I.B.1 - The student will identify questions that can be answered through scientific investigation and those that cannot.
7.IV.B.4 - The student will use and create dichotomous keys.
7.IV.B.5 - The student will use the characteristics of an organism to identify the kingdom to which it belongs.
8.I.B.2 - The student will describe how scientists can conduct investigations in a simple system and make generalizations to more complex systems.
9-12.III.A.1 - The student will identify and research an environmental issue and evaluate its impact.
MINNESOTA HISTORY AND SOCIAL STUDIES STANDARD(S) TO BE ADDRESSED:
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|Author:||Moriya Rufer, M.Sc. Aquatic Entomology|
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|Order information or contact:||Contact(s) or order information RMB Environmental Laboratories, Inc Moriya Rufer 22796 County Hwy 6 Detroit Lakes, MN 56501 218-846-1465 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|MAEE Partner||Natural Innovations|