Japanese knotweed and bug biodiversity data investigation

Does Japanese knotweed have an affect on bug populations? There is not a lot of existing data to say. Be among the first to investigate this question with your students. This full unit, originally developed for a week-long middle school summer STEM program and now adapted for the classroom, includes 8 to 12 days of lesson plans, student notebook, and flexible final project rubric.

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Grade Level: 
Middle school (grades 6-8)