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North Birmingham Elementary Fourth Graders Are Creek Kids, November 2009

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Jerry Moss with the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division helps sudents find an Alabama hogsucker, tricolor shiner, green sunfish, and blackspotted topminnow in the seine.


Students help Jerry Moss collect fish by sweeping a seine through the creek while the rest of the students watch from the bridge.

 

 

 
A North Birmingham Elementary students shows off a snail he found.

 
Students compare the fish collected with pictures on the easel.


Moss dips up an Alabama hogsucker for the students.

 
A gilled snail is easier to see in a special viewer.


A student looks for macroinvertebrates on a rock. 

 
Student refers to the guide to identify a macroinvertebrate.

 

 

 
Students get a closer look using portable microscopes.

 

 

 

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On November 13, 2009, the North Birmingham Elementary, Birmingham City Schools fourth grade classes visited Tannehill for the Creek Kid Program.


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