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School Programs

Pond Study

Grades 4–12
Illinois Science Standards »

Available late May–early October.

Use nets to catch tadpoles, snails, and dragonfly nymphs. Budding scientists work with microscopes and dichotomous keys to examine their catch and observe the interactions among organisms. Students will use species diversity to assess the pond’s health.

FIELD TRIP

1.5 Hours

Location Options:
Captain Daniel Wright Woods, Mettawa

Pricing: 

  Resident Non-Resident
Per Group $50 $86

 

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