Lakes & Rivers

Resources

Boat on a lake at sunset

Humans and Freshwater Ecosystems

Learn about how people impact the ecosystems of lakes and rivers.
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Humans and Freshwater Ecosystems

White water rafting on the Fraser River in British Columbia

Introduction to Rivers & Streams

Learn about the physical geography, chemistry and ecology of rivers and streams.
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Introduction to Rivers & Streams

Pond in a valley

Introduction to Lakes & Ponds

Learn about the geology, chemistry and ecology of lakes and ponds.
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Introduction to Lakes & Ponds

Massive algal bloom

Eutrophication: Why you should care about pond scum?

When fertilizers from agriculture get into lakes and rivers, big problems can result for aquatic ecosystems, food chains & webs!
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Eutrophication: Why you should care about pond scum?

Daedulus crater on the Moon

Impact Craters

Learn about how craters are formed and about some of Canada's impact craters.
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Impact Craters

Why is rain not salty?

Why is rain not salty?

Make a model of the water cycle and find out how water moves around on planet Earth.
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Why is rain not salty?

Goldfish

Fish: Freshwater

4 images of some fish such as koi that live in freshwater river and lake environments and in freshwater aquariums and garden ponds
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Fish: Freshwater