Fabius-Pompey Central School

Fabius-Pompey students examining bugsFabius-Pompey Central School students and high school chemistry teacher, Tim Bloom, examine the contents of their net to see what kind of macroinvertebrates they caught in Fabius Brook.

Ten students and two teachers participated in the stream survey.

 

 

Other students look at their results for dissolved oxygen, a test that determines how much oxygen is found in a 25 ml sample of water. 

 

 

 

 

Mat Webber has the students' undivided attention as he talks about the stream's chemical results.  He explains the results from chloride, phosphate, nitrate, turbidity and total dissolved solids tests that were taken to help determine the health of the stream.