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Decoding Diatoms

Students will practice microorganism identification using local water samples and apply this understanding to a study of diatoms found in Lake George.

It’s A Ruffe Life: An Introduction to Invasive Species

Students begin by matching images of common invasive species with their characteristics and impacts. Students then engage in an activity that simulates the impacts of Eurasian ruffe on the natural ecosystem of the St. Louis River.