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Into The Woods

​​Aqu​atic Life Learning Resources

Activities ​Description ​Intended Audience Contributed by
Catch the Ocean for Teachers In this investigation your students toss an inflatable globe to determine how much of the Earth’s surface is covered by ocean. They will estimate, make predictions, do 2 trials (tests) and make a pie chart of their results. Grades 3-6
Nortica Hollochut, Spring 2014
Freshwater Macro-invertebrate Protocol by GLOBE Sample, identify and count macro-invertebrates at your study site. Grades 3-12, adaptable
Peter Schmidt, Spring 2013
NY Sea Grant - Youth Education ​Teacher Resources, Readings and Student Activities on Coastal Communities of NY, Aquatic Life, Fish & Ecosystem Health ​Grades K-12, Teachers ​Nortica Hollochut, Spring 2014
Reading Books ​Description ​Intended Audience Contributed by
GLOBE - Discoveries at Willow Creek A GLOBE story book about a group of students studying a sream. Printable. ​Grades K-4 ​​Peter Schmidt, Spring 2013
​​Citizen Science Description ​Intended Audience Contributed by
Bronx River Organism Survey Activity on collection of macro-invertebrates, observation and identification, characterization of collection study site and analysis of the ecological implications of species found, specialized for the Bronx River.  ​Grades 9-12, adaptable for grades 3-8 ​Damian Griffin, 2012
Jellywatch Report sitings on jellyfish, red tide, squid, or other unusual marine life to help scientists better understand the ocean. ​All ​David Jakim, Fall 2014
Odonata Central Report sightings on dragonflies and damselflies to help scientists better understand species distributions and conservation efforts. ​All ​David Jakim, Fall 2014
Reference Materials Description ​Intended Audience ​Contributed by
"Pond Life" a Golden Guide ​The best pocket-sized reference book for pond study and the identification of pond life. ​Grades 2-12, Teachers ​Peter Schmidt, Spring 2013
"Life in a Pond" by Carol Lindeen ​An introduction to ponds with text and photographs. ​Grades K-2 ​Hope Harris, Fall 2014
Guide to Common Aquatic Macro-invertebrates of North America A more extensive and in-depth resource to pond macro-invertebrates.  ​ Adults
NY/NJ Harbor Estua​ry Program Information & Maps Regarding the health and future of the NY/NJ Harbor and Estuaries ​Adults ​Nortica Hollochut



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