Inland Fish and Warming Waters

This activity relates water temperature to fishery health within inland freshwater watersheds as a way to explore how environmental factors of an ecosystem affect the organisms that use those ecosystems as important habitat.

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Massachusetts Audubon
Plum Island Ecosystems LTER

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Teaching Tips

Teaching Tips

Educators can use parts of the lesson that are best for their grade level.

Consider using the extension activity.

Potential to make more inquiry-based by having students take more ownership of the activity and completing tasks such as making their own data table for the graph.