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Build-A-Bug

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Participants learn about the different adaptations of a macroinvertebrate by dressing up a volunteer or using art to create their own aquatic bug.

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Hints for uses in your library Try pairing this activity as an art extension with "Who Lives in the Water"
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Related Links Stream Side Science
Water Quality Equipment and Supplies
Macroinvertebrate Key
Water Quality Kids Page
The Water Cycle
H20: The Molecule that Made Us
Originating Source USU Extension Stream Side Science
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Build-A-Bug

Build-A-Bug

Participants learn about the different adaptations of a macroinvertebrate by dressing up a volunteer or using art to create their own aquatic bug.