By Team 0: Louisiana Judy Armstrong Michelle Hicks Linda Messina

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Transcript By Team 0: Louisiana Judy Armstrong Michelle Hicks Linda Messina

Protecting
Your
Watershed:
Modeling of SurfaceWater Quality
By Team 0: Louisiana
Judy Armstrong
Michelle Hicks
Linda Messina
Michelle Smith
Purpose
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To develop and implement practical, experiential,
environmental education and research curriculum to
address local ecosystems.
Goal
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The primary goal of this project is to
train students and teachers in methods
of ecosystem monitoring and
restoration.
Process
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Student’s will analyze water quality over time
using lab and CBL equipment
Possible variables are:
coliform bacteria
dissolved oxygen
nitrates
phosphates
salinity
pH
Temperature
Computational Model
Students will then analyze and develop
mathematical models from the collected data
to determine trends or disturbances.
Possible Modeling Tools:
– Excel
– Stella graphical model
Assessment
rubrics
 data analysis
 presentation and discussion of project
 laboratory skill based
 assessments laboratory/report portfolios
 written assessments of key concepts
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Acknowledgments
Pictures compliments of Phillip Gould
Alligator Bayou Tours