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Adopt-A-Stream Foundation DLESE Reviewed Collection
This resource provides a listing of events and current projects with links to the Adopt-A-Stream Foundation activities. Each link provides more detail on the Foundation's activities and projects. The Habitat Restoration link has additional links to useful information, particularly the Rules of Thumb for in-stream restoration projects. The Streamkeeper Tools link has information on algae and reed canary grass control, a link to the Environmental Protection Agency STORET Water Quality Database, and directions on how to adopt a stream. There is an extensive Stream and Wetland Ecology/Environmental link on the Volunteer Opportunities page.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • Informal
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Project
  • Portal:
    • Non-profit
Subject:
  • Ecology
  • Environmental science
  • Hydrology
  • Policy issues
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and Other Restrictions Information is Unknown
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-108
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 5-8:
      • Unifying concepts and processes:
        • Change, constancy, and measurement
      • A - Science as inquiry:
        • Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
        • Understanding about scientific inquiry
      • C - Life science:
        • Population and ecosystems
        • Structure and function in living systems
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Populations, resources, environments
    • 9-12:
      • Unifying concepts and processes:
        • Change, constancy, and measurement
      • A - Science as inquiry:
        • Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
        • Understandings about scientific inquiry
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Environmental quality
        • Natural resources
        • Sci. / tech. in local, national, and global challenges
  • National Geography Standards:
    • Environment and society:
      • How human actions modify the physical env.
      • The changes that occur in the meaning, use, distribution, and importance of resources
    • Physical systems:
      • The characteristics and spatial distribution of ecosystems on Earth's surface
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: David Steiner
Adopt-A-Stream Foundation