Habitat Sense

Habitat Sense is the analysis of a stream reach's physical qualities. Students survey a pool, riffle, or glide, and look at dimensions, substrate, woody material, fish cover, and other factors that determine how the site might be used by aquatic life.

NGSS: HS-LS2-6, HS-LS2-7, HS-LS4-6, HS-LS4-5, HS-ESS2-5, HS-ESS3-1 WA SCIENCE Academic Learning Requirements (EALRs): 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2


Students will be able to:



Classroom Materials

Classroom Pre-work Activities:

Field Day Materials

Activity Leaders

"Those who dwell among the beauties and mysteries of the earth are never alone or weary of life."- Rachel Carson