Field Studies

Field studies coupled with classroom activities are an integral part of Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences. Find a field study program that gets your students' feet wet and hands dirty.

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Watershed Mapping Walk Program

Students learn about non-point source pollution and then take a walk in the neighborhood of their school to look for examples of pollution. Returning to the classroom, students will discuss what they found and brainstorm ways to improve water quality through changing human behavior.

Organization(s): The Schuylkill Center
Location: 8480 Hagy's Mill Road Philadelphia , PA 19128 (Map It)
Theme(s): Habitats and Critters, Pollution and Pressures, Restoration, Land Use and Agriculture
Level(s): Elementary School, Middle School, High School
Program Length(s): Day Trips
Keywords: pollution, land use, watershed, geocaching (GIS/GPS), stream study, water quality
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