Turning waterways into outdoor laboratories

Creek Connections has forged an effective partnership between Allegheny College and regional K-12 schools to turn waterways in Northwest Pennsylvania, Southwest New York, and the Pittsburgh area into outdoor environmental laboratories. Emphasizing a hands-on, inquiry based investigation of local waterways, this project annually involves over 40 different secondary schools and the classes of 50 teachers.

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Project Goals:

  • Regional Schools and College Collaborative
  • Hands-On Investigative Project
  • Ongoing Water Quality Analysis
  • Increase Awareness of Natural Resources

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