|Aquatic Insects and Water Quality Lesson Kit|
|Post Date:||September 11, 2019|
This lesson consists of an aquatic insect collection, identification guide, power point presentation, handouts and web site. This information can all be used together following a curriculum on aquatic insects and water quality of lakes and streams. 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 habitat can be beneficial or harmful to an organism.
4.I.A.1 - The student will explore the uses and effects of science in 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 using a scientific step-by-step procedure and present conclusions supported by the evidence.
5.IV.E.1 - The student will recognize that individuals of some 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.I.B.1 - The student will formulate a testable hypothesis based on prior knowledge.
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 in 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:||RMB Environmental Laboratories, Inc Moriya Rufer 22796 County Hwy 6 Detroit Lakes, MN 56501 218-846-1465 firstname.lastname@example.org www.rmbel.info|
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