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Students explore a stream during a SWEP field experience. Photo by Kelly Donaldson/CBF Staff
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The Susquehanna Watershed Environmental Education Program explores local rivers and streams in central Pennsylvania, monitoring the effect of agriculture and other land uses on water quality. The program utilizes macro-invertebrate surveys, water chemistry testing, and other sampling and observation techniques to conduct investigations.
Program Capacity: Max. 23 (includes chaperones), grades 6 and up.
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Bring the watershed to life as you engage your students with curriculum-based investigations before and after a field experience with CBF! All links below are for websites or Adobe pdf documents available to download.
Elementary School - Watershed Address
Middle School - When Rain Hits the Land
High School - Data in the Classroom from the NOAA Chesapeake Bay Interpretive Buoy System
Elementary School - What's In Your Lunch?
Middle School - Thinnk! What's Under Your Sink
High School - Student Wave action projects
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