The MV Haendel features a basic microscopy lad, located in the cabin. Lake samples can be observed on-board and classes are free to take samples with them at the end of the program.
Our instructors will lead teams through a basic observation/evaluation of plankton samples collected at the Plankton Trawl station. Depending on the objectives and age of the group, we will complete the following tasks.
Observations/Discussion: Teams will complete the appropriate portion of their lab sheets, noting types of organisms found, population density and other factors as appropriate.