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Sieving the Stream to
Determine its Water Quality
The students sieved a
section of Saw Creek to catch macroinvertebrates. After obtaining
samples they studied them to determine the particular species.
Certain species only live in pristine waters. Others prefer
polluted. By analyzing the particular species, the students were
able to make a determination of the stream's health.