Knowledge Spotlight: Grade 3 Students Measure Health of Blind Brook Stream

During their field trip to Blind Brook Stream, third grade students collected sample matter from the water to search for macro-invertebrates. Back at the lab, they identified and counted how many of each different insect they discovered and compiled data to evaluate the health of the stream.

Connections to RCDS Learning Goals:


  • Build a passion for understanding and truth.
  • Synthesize new information with prior knowledge to draw connections, form new ideas, and adjust understandings.
  • Meet and enjoy challenges that require the application of knowledge to novel tasks and real-world situations.