RIVERS

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A virtual field trip of the rivers in East Windsor.

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RIVERS : 

RIVERS RIVERS IN EAST WINDSOR

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A RIVER LOOKS LIKE animals air plants water soil

River plants : 

River plants A lot of plants live in the shallow parts of rivers River plants need river water to grow & stay healthy A lot of different plants live in rivers Millions of plants live in rivers Weeds grow in rivers Plants move gently under & above the river Algae floats above the river water

EEL GRASS : 

EEL GRASS Eelgrass beds, as well as other sea grasses often have become the center of resources. A lot of animals use beds of eel grass as shelter. Eelgrass holds the food & shelter for bigger fish. Eelgrass is food and has a big effect. As a young producer it forms the base of a food web. A lot of different animals depends on eelgrass directly & indirectly.

EEL GRASS : 

EEL GRASS Eelgrass can be found very deep in the water. Eelgrass can be found as deep as 30,000 feet deep in the ocean. Eelgrass can be found in shallow & in deep water. The depth of where eelgrass is depends on the amount of light that can be seen. Temperature also effects how deep eelgrass can be found.

EEL GRASS : 

EEL GRASS Meadows of eelgrass slow the impact of waves current, preventing erosion. The protection will keep the eelgrass form bacteria. In 1991, after characterizing, water was an important habitat. Water carries very many under water creatures!

YELLOW FLOATING HEARTS : 

YELLOW FLOATING HEARTS Yellow floating heart spreads seeds of vegetation. Their stems look like ropes. It likes slow moving lakes, rivers, ponds and swamps. Yellow floating hearts live in Europe and Asia. Some yellow floating live in mass, Vermont, and New York.

YELLOW FLOATING HEARTS : 

YELLOW FLOATING HEARTS It has been introduced to North America and Zeeland. It has also been seen in Indiana ponds. You need to remove all of the plants fragment from all of the equipment. The yellow floating heart is a five pedaled flower. It’s pedals are shaped like hearts and are wavy pedals.

GROUND NUT : 

GROUND NUT Peanuts are known as earth nuts. Ground nuts are a climbing vine. It is a member of the pea of family the nuts grow under ground. It has bulb-like tubes. Ground nut is the first of it’s kind. Found in Native American camps it’s that go back 9,000 years ago. Native Americans ate ground nuts. Ground nut grow pink/purple flowers in August.

GROUND NUT : 

GROUND NUT .Ground nuts are in a climbing plant. It part of the pea family. Peanuts are in the ground nut family. They where grounding in the New England over 9000 years ago. Peanuts grow underground in pods. The pods get it’s nutrients from the soil.

RIVER ANIMALS : 

RIVER ANIMALS Some river animals block rivers A lot of animals live in rivers Fish die in dirty water because of pollution Bears eat river fish A beaver’s fur is water proof so that it won’t get wet Fish breath in water, not air Small animals live in rivers such as, fish, clams, worms, & snails

SALMON : 

SALMON Salmon are slick fish. Salmon eggs are hid from danger by their mothers. Salmon will hatch as tiny see-through fish. Salmon have a lot of fins to help them move through the water. Salmon have dark spots to blend in with the darkness of where they live. Salmon can weigh up to 29 pounds. Salmon eggs are hid from danger by their mothers. Salmon hatch from small pink eggs. These pink eggs are no smaller than a pea. The mother salmon hides her eggs from predators. A black speck will appear in the eggs.

SALMON : 

SALMON Salmon will hatch as tiny see-through fish. Baby salmon have see-through bodies. You can see through their ribs and back bone. Because of being able to see through these small fish you can see the blood pumping through the fish’s body. A see-through body means that the bigger fish won’t see the baby salmon and swim right past it. Salmon have a lot of fins to help it move through the water. Its tail fin propels and directs it through the water. Two small fins on its belly help it to turn in the water. They also help the salmon on hover in the water while eating. Behind that is one fin that keeps the salmon up right. The larger fin on the fish’s back does the same as the smaller fin.

SALMON : 

SALMON Salmon have a lot of fins to help it move through the water. Its tail fin propels and directs it through the water. Two small fins on its belly help it to turn in the water. They also help the salmon on hover in the water while eating. Behind that is one fin that keeps the salmon up right. The larger fin on the fish’s back does the same as the smaller fin.

SALMON : 

SALMON Salmon have dark spots to blend in with the darkness of where they live. Salmon have dark spots on their back to blend in with their environment. There are different colored salmon too. But most salmon have these dark spots on their back, side, and stomach. Some salmon are covered in black spots. Salmon can weigh up to 29 pound and can be 3 feet-2 inches or much smaller and weigh a lot less. Adult, full grown salmon can be huge depending on the kind. Some salmon at full growth can weigh just 2.2 pounds! Different salmon can weigh about 29 pounds and be as long as 3 feet-2 inches. That means a salmon can be as long as your German Sheppard.

BLUE HERON : 

BLUE HERON They are the same as most sea birds. They look the same. They eat the same things like crabs. They find the same fishing spots. They live in the same places. They nest in the same way. What do I look like? Range of body sizes helps the bird fish. Danger sharp beaks help pick up fish. Sharp strait beaks help pick up fish.

BLUE HERON : 

BLUE HERON What do I eat? The blue heron eats crabs. It also eats fish. It eats frogs too. What do I find? It finds reeds to build a nest. They find fishing spots to eat. They find and eat fish crabs frogs in rivers and ponds. Where do I live? They live in reeds. They live in roots to keep warm. They live in fresh water lakes, rivers, and marsh-land.

BLUE HERON : 

BLUE HERON They fly to find food. They fly great distances crabs, fish, and frogs. How many feathers do I have? It has over 24,000 feathers to keep warm. How do I nest? They build nests from reeds and sticks.

PAINTER TURTLE : 

PAINTER TURTLE Painter Turtles are very unique. When cold they go under the mud in the river. Dig a hole on the land and starts to lay the eggs. Eggs are safely hidden across the road. When it hatches it stretches its legs, arms and neck.

PAINTER TURTLE : 

PAINTER TURTLE When cold they go under the mud in the river. Sunlight is not warm. Days are shorter. Thin layer of ice cover the river. Eggs are safely hidden across the road. She is safe at the river. Comes to the surface when it is a baby and goes in the water. The turtle is Hidden in high grass across the road.

PAINTER TURTLE : 

PAINTER TURTLE Digs a hole on the land and starts to lay the eggs. Scrambles out of the nest and marches to the water. A baby is the size of a quarter when it is a baby. When hatches stretches there legs, arms and there neck. Sunlight seeps into her shell and her striped skin from the tip of her nose to her toes on her webbed feet.

Trout : 

Trout Rainbow trout have a unique way of living. Regal Experts noted that nearly every- sub water shed in Connecticut suffers from increased water. Brook trout are only trout native much of Eastern United Stats. The rainbow trout are sometimes called Red Band.

Trout : 

Trout Regional experts noted that nearly every sub-water-shed in Connecticut suffers from increased water. Decline Brook trout populations serve an early warning that health of entire system at risk. People value brook trout not only there beauty there delicious taste, there sport fish quality, but also as indicators the best seller health of water sheds where they live.

Trout : 

Trout Eastern brook trout reside the most heavily populated and intensely industrialized region of United States. Assessment tells story brook trout decline across the range, but at also fears hope rest restoration and many areas.

River Otter : 

River Otter The otter is 5 feet long. It weighs as much as a ten year old child. The average male river otter weighs about 8 kilograms (18 pounds) and measure a little over 1 meter (3 feet) from the tip of the nose to the end of it’s tail.

River Otter : 

River Otter There is a smelly liquid in the river otter called a musk. It goes into the glands under their tail. The river otter sometimes sprays musk when it’s alarmed. Fortunately the otter is not as stinky as a skunk.

River Otter : 

River Otter Though mainly active at night they venture out of it’s den during the day - that is if there are no people around.

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Bobcats are very ferocious! Bobcats have long sharp front teeth that slice like knives! They slowly go near their prey and leap to bite the prey’s neck! The bobcat hunts at night so it can’t be seen. They have sharp claws.   Bobcats have sharp teeth. They use there sharp teeth to bite the prey’s neck. When someone or some thing tries to kill it the bobcat will show its sharp teeth to scare it. The bobcat also uses its teeth to eat. Bobcats!!!

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Bobcats hunt at night. Bobcats hunt at night so they can not be seen. It hunts at night because it can see better at night. It hunts at night so when it’s near an animal the animal will not see it.   Bobcats have sharp claws. They have claws because it helps them climb. It has claws so it can scratch things that hurt it. They use their claws to scratch of its prey’s skin. Bobcats!!!

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Bobcats slowly go near their prey and leap on them to bite its neck. It bites its prey’s neck so it stops breathing a dies. Bobcats can run very fast and catches its prey. They leap onto their prey and then scratches it. Bobcats!!!

Other : 

Other Everything we do effects water Rivers travel 1-5 mph Water wares down land – Erosion Water grinds rocks away A river destroys every thing in it’s path Anywhere you live there is most likely to be a river near Clouds are water in the sky

ECOSYSTEMS~A found poem~ : 

ECOSYSTEMS~A found poem~ Connected community Soil Atmosphere Heat Light Sun Water Living Heat & light are critical Organisms interact with each other Soil is critical Species diversity Oxygen Carbon dioxide Sun lets plants grow Gives energy No water, No life!

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