Topics: Citizen Science Ecosystems Food webs Invertebrates Lake Superior Observation
Skills: Data Collection Large Group Work Observation Researching Using tools
Grade Levels: Grades 3-5 Grades 6-8 Grades 9-12 Grades K-2
Resource Types: Equipment and Props
Plankton nets allow students to collect samples of organisms from local waterways that can otherwise be difficult to access. The kit also includes identification keys for commonly found algae, phytoplankton, diatoms and zooplankton.
This kit includes two plankton nets. Reserve the Light Microscopes kit from the Teacher Resource Center to allow your students to see their samples up close!
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