wetland discovery

kopara pond

Discover the wetlands of Tetiaroa.  The Kopara Pond is a unique ecosystem containing freshwater fish, algae, plants, and migratory birds.  Under the microscope, microorganisms from samples of water, algae, and mud, can be seen.  

Activity

Natural filtration

Students will make and test a water filtration system, from moss gathered in the wetlands, sand, rocks, fiber from coconut trees, and charcoal.

 

Motu locations for this activity:

 

Rimatu'u

Horoatera

-17.028846028385, -149.55824648961

-16.995844871195, -149.54085378908