National Wildlife Federation: Pond Life

Students will research freshwater biomes of ponds and lakes and conduct experiments to understand pond life, food webs and the impact of human influences on ponds.

Objectives:
• Understand freshwater biomes (three different types).
• Understand food webs for lake and pond biomes.
• Conduct experiments and citizen science activities to explore the wildlife aspects of lake and pond biomes.
• Investigate the impact of human influences on a pond and devise an action plan for repairing freshwater biomes.
Grade Level: 9-12
Subject Areas: science, technology, math, English, civics


Science Topics
Citizen Science, Ecology
High School, Educator
9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade
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