A CIESE Collaborative Project

Sherard Elementary School
Sherard, Misssissippi

Mrs. Prescott's 2nd grade class collected water samples from Old River,located in Stovall, MS, which is about 15 miles from
the school. This river used to be part of the Mississippi River before an earthquake in the 1800's.
The macroinvertebrates observed by the class were:

Fingernail Clam (shell only)
Gilled Snail
Mosquito Larva
Midge Larva
Threadworm
Seed and Clam Shrimp
Cydops
Waterflea
Hydra
Water Boatmen
2 Scuds
Tadpole
Springtail
Water Mite
Marsh Threader