A photo showing different treatment jars in the Pond in Peril experiment.This lesson plan emphasizes global change, food webs, and the scientific process. Students will learn about classifying and identifying aquatic macroinvertebrates, food webs, nutrient pollution and invasive species. Student can then apply their knowledge to develop a hypothesis, design an experiment, collect data, and interpret the results to discuss differences in jars.

Grade Level Range: 
Elementary (4-5)
Middle School (6-8)
High School (9-12)