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How to Construct a Soda Bottle Plankton Net
One two‐liter soda bottle with cap
One Nylon knee high stocking
Nylon or other heavy‐duty string (about 9 feet)
Small Collection jar (baby food jars are fine)
Remove cap from soda bottle and set aside and flatten out soda bottle as much as possible.
Cut the soda bottle at 2 places to have 3 separate parts.
snug then tape in place. Attach middle of bottle to other end of stocking.
stocking) of the middle portion of the soda bottle.
careful NOT to drag on the bottom of the seafloor and fill with sand. Plankton will collect on the
nylon stocking of your plankton net; squeeze down while in the water to collect into capped neck of
Remove cap to pour collected sample