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Macroinvertebrates are animals without backbones that are large enough to see without the need for equipment. These organisms can serve as bioindicators in waterways and monitoring macroinvertebrate populations is often used to assess the quality of rivers and streams. This simulation can be used to simulate water quality monitoring or to calculate biodiversity. 

Google Drive has a river quality index activity available, as well as biodiversity quantification. 

Need some stickers featuring the critters from this simulation? Click here for merch!

macroinvertebrate stickers
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