Water quality testing is a crucial part of the TIC program. Not only is it essential for the survival of the trout in the artificial tank 'ecosystem', but it is also a great way to get students to do science while caring for their fish.
Trout in the Classroom students in NY work on identifying benthic stream macroinvertebrates during their trout release and learn all about what the food source of their trout.
In this lesson students learn how NYC gets 1 billion gallons of clean, cold, unfiltered wated from the Catskill Mountains and how these water resources are shared with the trout and other species that live there.
Trout in the classroom students in NYC learn all about stream ecology and trout food webs through this interactive, hands-on, art activity with a science infusion .
Meet "Silvester" our one and only stuffed-disectable trout used to teach NYC Trout in the Classroom (TIC) students all about trout anatomy.
Teachers in NY gather at Bear Mountain to prepare for their trout raising journey.
Josh Platt and his students at Woodstock Day School, located in the NYC Watershed town of Woodstock, participated in Trout in the Classroom for the first time in 2012. They documented every step of the way in this wonderful video.