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Available Programs for 9th -12th Grades

If there is a topic not on our list that you would like covered, we can design a specific program to suit your needs.
  • Macroinvertebrate Collection - students wear waders and use nets to collect macroinvertebrates found in streams. ---------- ND Science Standards - 9-10.1.2., 9-10.1.4., 9-10.1.5., 9-10.4.10., 9-10.5.4., 9-10.5.6., 9-10.7.2., 11-12.1.4., 11-12.1.5., 11-12.5.3.
  • Water Quality with Chemistry - students test water samples for various parameters that affect the quality of the water. There are three options for this activity: A basic version using LaMotte Low-Cost monitoring kits with test-tabs, a more complex version using LaMotte Water Monitoring kits with titrations, or a technology version using more advanced equipment used by our ND River Watch program. ---------- ND Science Standards - 9-10.1.2., 9-10.2.6., 9-10.2.8., 9-10.5.4., 9-10.5.6., 9-10.6.1., 9-10.7.2., 11-12.2.2., 11-12.2.4., 11-12.2.5., 11-12.5.3., 11-12.6.1.
  • Geocaching - students use GPS units to find various caches. ---------- ND Science Standards - 9-10.6.1., 11-12.2.2., 11-12.2.5., 11-12.6.1
  • Stream Flow - students measure and calculate actual stream flow. ---------- ND Science Standards - 9-10.2.7., 9-10.6.1., 11-12.2.2., 11-12.2.5., 11-12.2.6., 11-12.6.1.
  • Fish Seining - students learn about the different fish in North Dakota and catch fish in a stream using a seine net. ---------- ND Science Standards - 9-10.1.2., 9-10.1.4., 9-10.1.5., 9-10.4.10., 9-10.5.4., 9-10.5.6., 9-10.7.2., 11-12.1.4., 11-12.1.5., 11-12.5.3.
  • Stream Assessment - students do a habitat assessment of a stream. ---------- ND Science Standards - 9-10.1.2., 9-10.1.3., 9-10.2.7., 9-10.2.8., 9-10.5.4., 9-10.5.6., 9-10.7.2, 11-12.1.2., 11-12.2.2., 11-12.2.6., 11-12.6.1.
  • Water Chemistry through the Ice - students test water through the ice. (Winter Only ---------- ND Science Standards - 9-10.1.2., 9-10.2.6., 9-10.2.8., 9-10.5.4., 9-10.5.6., 9-10.6.1., 9-10.7.2., 11-12.2.2., 11-12.2.4., 11-12.2.5., 11-12.5.3., 11-12.6.1.
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Education Specialist
Bonita Roswick
Email: prairie.waters@vcsu.edu
Phone: 701-845-7570
11810 51st Street SE
Kathryn, North Dakota 58049

Director
Andre DeLorme
Email: andre.delorme@vcsu.edu
Phone: 701-845-7573
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