RMSC Delivers: Experiences at Your School OR Virtual Experience
How You Can Protect Your Watershed?
We all live in a watershed… but, what’s a watershed? In this virtual program, we’ll use our Enviroscape (model of a watershed) to teach students what a watershed is and how we can protect it in our everyday lives.
Participants will also learn about macroinvertebrates: small aquatic life such as insect larva, beetles, and snails to name a few. The students will discover how those macroinvertebrates play a role in helping scientists determine the quality of our waterways.
The program also focuses on pollution (runoff of fertilizers, pet waste, and plastics) and the challenges our environment face from these. We also look at wetlands with their important job of filtering our water as well as support the ecosystem.
This program is subsidized by Monroe County through the Storm Water Coalition along with The Water Education Collaborative and is offered free of charge. There are a limited number of offerings available, so make sure to book in advance!
For digital programs, our educators will work with your classroom to determine which platform works best to facilitate this experience.