Middle School Envirothon

MAY 11, 2017

TEAM OF 5 STUDENTS.  TEAM MAY INCLUDE BOTH 7 AND 8 GRADE STUDENTS.

 

 The Lancaster County Middle School Envirothon is an environmental knowledge academic challenge designed for students in grades 7-8.  Students compete in grade level teams of 5 students to demonstrate their understanding of four learning topics including forestry, aquatics, soils, and wildlife.  The Middle School Envirothon program is meant to enhance and reinforce the state Science and Technology Environment and Ecology standards.  Students will also establish an understanding of the program to continue on at the Senior High level.  

Pictures to right illustrate the Junior Envirothon, grades 3-6.

 

Kiwanis Lodge - Pavilion #22

1101 Kiwanis Dr.
Lancaster, PA 17602

Wildlife Resources

Bats
Bobwhite
Dove
Finches and House Sparrow
Flycatchers
Mice and Voles
Ring Necked Pheasents
Ruby Throated Hummingbirds
Vireos
Wrens
CHRONIC WASTING DISEASE

Soils

Soils
Soil Health Nugget
What is Soil Health?
Soil Components
Soil pH
Soil Texture
Soil Chemistry
Soil Biodiversity

Aquatics

Caddisflies
Clams and Mussels
Crayfish
Dragonfly and Damselfly
Dobsonfly
Stream Order
Stoneflies
Water Pollution
ELECTROFISHING
Macroinvertebrate Survey

Forestry