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Wonders Post-Test East Tipp

  1. What is a watershed?*
  2. The Wabash River's name comes from the native Miami word, "Wabashiki," which means?*
  3. Watersheds can extend beyond county, state, or even country lines.*
  4. You can have an influence on the water quality in the Golf of Mexico.*
  5. Choose an example of something that may harm a watershed. Check all that apply.*
  6. If plants are removed from the banks of a river, erosion can increase. Large quantiities of sediment in the water can be harmful to some freshwater mussels. *
  7. The Wabash and Erie Canal was the longest canal ever built in American.*
  8. Sediment is natural therefor has no impact on water quality.*
  9. Why is dissolved oxygen in water important?*
  10. Invasive Zebra Mussels are:*
  11. Railroads replaced the canal as the most popular means of shipping in the region.*
  12. The Wabash River originates in northwestern Ohio State and empties into the Ohio River.*
  13. How many species of freshwater mussels (order Unionoida) are historically known from Indiana?*
  14. How many layers does the freshwater mussel shell consist of?*
  15. Are freshwater mussels essential to their ecosystem?*
  16. Freshwater mussels are?*
  17. Freshwater mussels eat by filtering bacteria, plankton, and other organic (living) particles from the wagter with their gills.*
  18. A primary duty of freshwater mussels is to filter materials from the water, which in turn helps maintain a healthy aquatic ecosystem.*
  19. What is the best practice to help stormwater quality?*
  20. What percentage of pollutants are removed from wastewater in the treatment process?*
  21. What tool would you use to check if you have the right combination of old and new bacteria?*
  22. How many miles of sanitary and storm sewers are in Lafayette's system?*
  23. Do fish and macroinvertebrates live in the same habitat?*
  24. Why would we collect fish with an electrofisher and not a rod and reel? Check all that apply.*
  25. What is the number one contaminate, by volume, in Indiana's waterways?*
  26. What life stage of fish will we find in backwaters?*
  27. What type of substrate are usually found in the backwater?*
  28. What are aquatic macroinvertebrates?*
  29. What type of habitat do mosquitos need to breed?*
  30. What makes good habitat?*
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