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Water Quality

Division: Div B – Middle School

NC Essential Standards Alignment: 8.E.1

Event Rules: See the National Rule Manual

Event Score Sheet: None

National Event Page: Here

Required Materials: Participants must wear eye protection during Competition Part III: Water Monitoring and Analysis (3.Part III.). Teams without proper eye protection must be immediately informed and given a chance to obtain eye protection if time allows.

Clarifications: None

Description:

Participants will be assessed on their understanding and evaluation of marine and estuary aquatic environments.

Materials:

Each team may bring one 8.5” x 11” sheet of paper that may contain information on both sides in any form and from any source along with two stand-alone non-programmable, non-graphing calculators, and one salinometer/hydrometer. The sheet of paper may be laminated or contained in a sheet protector. Participants must wear eye protection during Competition Part III: Water Monitoring and Analysis (3.Part III.). Teams without proper eye protection must be immediately informed and given a chance to obtain eye protection if time allows.

Scoring:

High score wins.

Common Mistakes:

None

Recommendations:

None

Event Resources:

2019 Coaches Clinic Handout (2020 Rules)

2019 Coaches Clinic Presentation (2020 Rules)

2019 Regional Test

Water Quality 2018 Coaches Clinic Presentation (2019 Rules)

Media:

The Swamp School Youtube Channel 

Backswimmer – Water Boatman