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Spring Nature Discoveries (on-site)

Various weekdays April-June 2024.

Grades K – 12.

During this guided field trip, your class will rotate through hands-on activities, a nature walk, a live animal presentation, and games. Focusing on amphibians and reptiles, we will cover an animal’s life cycle, physical adaptations, and the biodiversity in our local landscape. This program includes a 1 mile walk and pond dipping. Plan for approximately 2.5 hours for this field trip.

Add a 30-minute enrichment to your field trip:

  • Framing Nature  – Analyze pieces from our John L Wehle collection to discuss evolutionary adaptations, natural selection, ecosystems, and human impact on the local environment using VTS (visual thinking strategies). 
    • For Grades 7-12
    • FREE for a limited time to schools  who have a student population who is economically disadvantaged at a rate of 50% or more 
    • Available on Tuesdays in May and June

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