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Cascades to Coast GK-12 Field Activities

Air Quality Investigations

Middle school students from Vestal K-8 school build passive samplers for air pollution (NOx) and place along a busy road in front of their school and behind the school away from traffic.

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Mammal Population Studies

Students at Evergreen Middle School in Hillsboro design structures for tracking and studying small mammals in the field near their school. 

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Soils and Hydrology 

7th grade students at Mt. Tabor Middle School investigate soil sturcture and infiltration in the Coast Range and compare to bioswales they installed on school grounds.
 

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Water Quality and Bioassessment

Franklin High School students condcut a stream bioassessment at Balch Creek and compare water quality values to Biology in a Bottle experiment.

Gresham High School 9th grade students measure water quality and stream channel characteristics of of an urbanized creek (Johnson Creek) and compare to a natural stream in the Cascades.

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last updated 9/14/12