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 8th gr - Per 2 We have three 6th grade Science classes and two 8th grade Science classes blogging here from the Pacific Northwest in Chimacum, WA! Sixth graders are learning a bit about Mt Saint Helens, environmental science through fresh water ecology, and physical science this year. Eighth graders are learning about life science this year. Please join us as we learn Science by exploring our world. Mr. G's Blog Mr. G's Class Facebook Page
 by marisam teacher: Alfonso Gonzalez

Assignments
 12/05 12/05 11/27 11/24 11/24 11/24 11/07 10/17 10/09 09/18 09/06 09/18 09/18 09/18 09/01 09/03

Blog Entries
 11/14 7 random facts 4/25 moving a cart with a rubber band 4/24 mass and weight 4/20 my adventure in Hawaii 4/19 My dream job!! 4/9 battery kwl 4/9 where i live 4/9 batterys 1/27 thank you 1/4 Spawner 1/3 salmon 11/22 11/15 water cycle 11/7 water cycle crossword 11/7 7 random facts List 25, 50, all

Final conclusion The question is... How is Chimacum creek doing? Well read on and find out!

TEMPERATURE

What is this years average temp?

Water: 37.13 (f)
Air: 44.35 (f)
What does this mean about our creek?
It means that out creek temperature is pretty good.

D.O (dissolved oxygen)

What is this years average d.o?
It is 8.125
What does this mean about our creeks?
It means that it good, if it's over 10.0 it bad but if it's above 5.0 and below 10.0 it's good.

pH (positive hydrogen)

What is this years average pH?
6
What does that mean about our creek?
It means that it's not very acidic, and that's good.
7 is neutral and six is below that so sow I'd pretty good.

TURBIDITY

What is this years turgidity level?
44.7 n.t.u's
What does this mean about our creek?
It means our creeks turbidity levels is good.
Turbidity is measured in N.T.U's ( nephelometric turbidity units.) Turbidity is how clear our creek is.

NITRATES

What is this years average Nitrate level?
It is 0.3
What does that mean about our creek?
It means that it's good.

AMMONIUM

What is this years average Ammonium level?
1.6 mg/ l
What does that mean about our creek?
That means that our creeks Ammonium levels are bad.
Ammonium is measured in milligrams per litter.

FLOW RATE

What is this years average flow rate level?
1,972 gallons per second
What does that mean about our creek?
It means that it's good.

Creek jobs

Dissolved oxygen ( D.O)
pH (positive hydrogen)
Turbidity
Nitrates
Ammonium
Flow Rate
Temperature.

The miro-invertebrates (bugs) that live in our creek isn't very tolerant to pollution so our creek is doing good. It has a score of 21.

If you want our creek to keep doing better please don't pollut in it.

Article posted March 2, 2012 at 03:20 PM • comment • Reads 1139 • Return to Blog List