This page will be our photo blog page. It will be an easy place to upload pictures of the Porter Explorers at work. When you upload a picture, be sure to give it a caption. RB

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Week One--Where In the World Are We?


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discovering where
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Week Two--Nature Journaling--Seeing The World Around Us !!





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Grade 3-5 Explorers Learning to Journal

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Learning to Journal can be pretty "Handy!" "Let me see, should I make my fingers have feathers or scales??"

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"Tell me when you are taking my picture! (Why is the aquarium being guarded?) ("How did he get the coyote to stand still and the rabbit to hop into his mouth?")

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Its a good thing these trees were growing inside. It's really to cold to go out and learn how to sketch.

Week Three--



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Checking for "brocks" in the creek.








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How much bacteria can one creek have?
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It's fun playing in the water!



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Recording the Site

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3-5 Explorers On the Trail to Information















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Off To Work We Go


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What Color IS the Stream?
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3-5 Teams At Their Station

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Porter Leprechauns At Work



























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Precision is Important!!
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No Explorer Is An Island???














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Did I have pH or Alkalinity?


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Let's See--Here It Is!

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When do We Get Our Stream Study Uniforms ??
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Too Cold For Swimming!!
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Dissolved Oxygen Is My Game
















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I Can Do Water Tests AND Balance Papers !!




Week Four with Lake Metroparks Naturalist Mr. Avram
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"What Lives In Jordan Creek?"

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"Run For the River!"

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Bottom Sample Technique
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"...step 3, step 4...."
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"How deep is it?"















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"I think I got one...!"