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Habitat assessments using macroinvertebrates

Consider the biotic and abiotic elements of a fresh water aquatic ecosystem. Participate in a habitat assessment collecting reliable data. Become familiar with scientific methods such as water quality testing, plant and macroinvertebrate identification.

Learn to classify and rate different macroinvertebrates species using sensitivity scales. Discuss the interactions of all organisms living in the wetland ecosystem and the affect humans have on this vital habitat.

Learn the skills to participate in citizen science at a wetland near you. Then take part in the 'National Waterbug Blitz', an Australian wide waterway monitoring event. 

Bookings are essential and fees apply.

Please refer to the Kings Park Education Cancellation Policy before booking this program.

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Tags: Year level: 7,8,9,10,11
Stream: STEM
WA Curriculum links: Humanities and Social Sciences,Mathematics,Science,Technologies
Program type: School program
Maximum duration: 90 minutes

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