Flint River Project

An immersive authentic educational project by Westwood Schools in Camilla, GA US

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Science Group 3: Day 3- Water Testing and Day 4- Kayaking

Day 3

On the third day of our Flint River Immersion Project, my group and I went on the river with Mrs. Dean to collect water samples. Luckily, we had Mr. Joe Curls Sr. and Mr Joe Curls Jr. to drive the pontoon boat and navigate us on the river. When we started out at the Morgans' place, the temperature was 24 degrees C. and we were in forty-two feet of water. At site one, which was just off of the Morgans' dock, the temperature and feet were the same. At site two, we were in twelve… Continue

Added by Krysten =] on May 15, 2009 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Science Group 3: Day 1- Macro Invetabrates and Day 2- Nature Walk

Day 1

On the first day of our Flint River Immersion Project, my group and I went with Mrs. Jenni to look for macro invertebrates. Macro invertebrates are small invertebrates like insects. We found tons of mussel shells and a beaver skull. We found one black water beetle, one green tiger beetle, and a few outer skeletons. We found three live mussels, three fish, three… Continue

Added by Krysten =] on May 13, 2009 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Flora and Fauna on the Flint: Post Project Refection

Rivers are some of the most human impacted ecological systems in the world. The Flint River plays a major part in the lives of many Georgians. The plants and animals, or flora and fauna, of the river play a vital role in keeping the river system balanced.


There are many different species of plants that are apart of the river system.

Some of these include the Shoals Spider Lily,… Continue

Added by Krysten =] on May 8, 2009 at 10:10am — 2 Comments

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