Students explore a stream during a SWEP field experience. Photo by Kelly Donaldson/CBF StaffStudents explore a stream during a SWEP field experience. Photo by Kelly Donaldson/CBF Staff

Susquehanna Watershed 
Environmental Education Program

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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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Pre- and Post-Field Experience Activities

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.


Pre

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

Post

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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