Aquatic Macroinvertebrates - Environmental Education Products


Leaf Pack Experiments Stream Ecology Kit

Leaf Pack Stream Ecology Kit

Order Code: 5882

Students will learn to design, implement, and analyze a scientific investigation while discovering the value of aquatic macroinvertebrates as living indicators of water quality. The kit is reusable and flexible, adaptable to varying time contraints, number of students and grade levels, and it is geographically friendly, and complete.

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Insect Identification Flashcards

Aquatic Macroinvertebrates: Insect Identification Flashcards

Order Code: 5882-SA1

The front of each card features a full-color photograph of a common macroinvertebrate in its natural environment. A list of dichotomous characteristics, a measuring scale, and detailed drawings on the back of each card aid in the identification process.

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Life Cycle & Habitat Flashcards

Aquatic Macroinvertebrate Life Cycle & Habitat Flashcards

Order Code: 5946

Help kids understand the life cycle and habitats of freshwater aquatic macroinvertebrates with this set of flashcards and manual.

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Aquatic Bugkit

Aquatic Bugkit

Order Code: 5950

A creepy, crawly, wet investigation of the health of streams, ponds, and other freshwater environments. Following the easy-to-read BUGKIT manual, one to two students learn to collect, observe, sort, and identify aquatic insects as a tool for measuring water quality.

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Macro Mania Adventure

Macro Mania

Order Code: 5942

Macro Mania is a classroom adventure that introduces the use of stream macroinvertebrates to determine water quality. Lecture material sets the scene for the activity.

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Order Code: 5508

MacroLens with 4.5X magnification fits over the entire petri dish. 4" diameter. Available as single or in a convenient 10 pack.

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Bugs of the Underworld

Order Code: 5948

A 35 minute 2007 DVD film showing the real lives of benthic macroinvertebrates in the wild.

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The Water Quality Educator CD

Order Code: 5872

Use the CD to plan and implement a special long-term service project, community outreach program, environmental course, and classroom and field trip pre-lab activity to test water quality in rivers, streams, lakes, ponds, estuaries, and other natural bodies of water.

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Dichotomous Identification Key To Freshwater Macroinvertebrates

Order Code: 5882-DK-6

Spiral bound dichotomous key for identification of aquatic macroinvertebrates to Order and some Families level. Color-coded based on Pollution Tolerance level. Includes glossary, body part illustrations and size reference. Set of 6.

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Biotic Index Data Sheet

Order Code: 5882-DATA-6

Water resistant data sheets for recording data after sorting and identifying freshwater aquatic macroinvertebrates to Order and some Families level. Includes instructions and formulas for calculating the Pollution Tolerance Index (PTI) Score and Pollution Tolerance Index Rating. Write on, wipe off and re-use. For field or indoor use. English and Spanish. Set of six.

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