Build a Plankton Net


Participants work in teams to design and build a net that can collect plankton from a water source, and then test it by collecting tiny particles of glitter. They learn about the aquatic food web and consider what forces and flows act upon a net being used for collection.

Activity Details

Activity Type:Hands-On Activities
Discipline:Environmental
Topic(s):Green
Grade:6-8, 9-12
Time:2 hours or less