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Tools

Sample ToolsThe right tool for the job makes all the difference!

Here is a collection of tools used in a typical field investigation. Sampling tools such as Quadrats, measuring tape for Line 
Transects, an Ocular Tube, and a kit full of a variety of tools for investigation and exploration.

This Land Use and Riparian Survey is a great activity that incorporates all of these tools!

Many other field sampling tools can be made inexpensively. Learn how to make a Secchi DiskPlankton NetInsect Sweep NetDip NetSifting Screens, and Collection Pans & Scoops