Freshwater Mussels

musslemodule

Contents List

Activities:

Mussel ID

Mystery Mussel ID Sheets

Students work in groups to identify Mussel shells using field guides and/ fact sheets.
Click here for data sheet.
Email Creek Connections for answer key.

Mussel Parts and Pieces

Students will examine a poster of mussel shell anatomy and match the pieces to the appropriate spot. Students should, with some practice, be able to remember the basic features of a freshwater mussel shell. Email Creek Connections for answer key.

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