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Aquatic Resources Education
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Find a Stream
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Explore and Restore Maryland Streams
Other Water Chemistry Resources
Investigating Water Quality -
Chemical Water Sampling Tests
from The Global Water Sampling Project –
background information, testing procedures, and expected test result ranges
for temperature, pH, dissolved oxygen, nitrates, phosphates, biological oxygen demand, carbon dioxide, turbidity, coliform bacteria, and macroinvertebrates.
World Water Monitoring Challenge
– Includes guides, lesson plans and data sheets from Project WET on water quality testing and monitoring. See the links provided under Biological Assessment – these include chemical testing as well.
Montgomery County Public Schools Stream / Pond Study
: Students investigate the local watershed and work in groups to assess the health of a nearby stream or pond using various indicators.
Stream study lesson plan
data collection sheet
(includes chemical and physical parameters), and
macroinvertebrate identification key
from Save Our Streams.
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