Third grade students at Hanover Street Elementary recently enjoyed a beautiful fall day at Nixon Park. During their field trip they participated in the following activities:

Intro to Watersheds- Explore watersheds and sources of pollution with the three-dimensional “Enviroscape” watershed model. Students become game pieces in the “Really Big Watershed Game” as they travel downstream and learn the natural and human sources of water pollution.

Watershed Walk- Students take a hike throughout the watershed to identify characteristics of the watershed and the human, plant, and animal actions that affect it.

Stream Study Biological Sampling- Students collect and examine aquatic organisms to determine water quality. It is recommended that students bring a