Measuring and Data Collection

Becoming Scientists: Measuring and Collecting Data

In this lesson students will collect physical and observational measurements of a stream using simple tools including tape measures, yard sticks, and stop watches.

Students will use a stream assessment method developed by the US Environmental Protection Agency and refined by the University of Wisconsin Extension Service and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to collect and record their data to assess stream assessment.

Becoming a Scientist Measuring and Data Collection Lesson Plan

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Minnesota Academic Standards:5.1.1.2.2, 5.1.3.4.1, 5.4.2.1.1, 5.4.2.1.2, 6.1.3.1.1, 6.1.3.4.1, 7.1.1.1.2, 7.1.1.2.3, 7.1.1.2.4, 7.1.3.4.2, 7.4.4.1.2, 8.1.1.1.1, 8.1.1.2.1, 8.1.3.4.2, 8.3.4.1.2, 9.1.1.1.2, 9.1.1.2.1, 9.1.1.2.2, 9.1.3.1.1, 9.1.3.1.2, 9.1.3.4.5, 9.3.4.1.2

Credit: Science Institute for Educators 2013-2014

Item ID: SIE1314
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