Registration for schools in our service area:
- Instructor-led field trips for October-December 2019 opens August 14.
- Instructor-led Field trips for January - May 2020 opens September 11.
Registration for schools outside of our service area opens October 1.
Self-guided field trip registration for all groups is open all year.
|Water Cycle||Discover how water cycles around the planet by exploring cause and effect with scientific models. Learn a dance and make a bracelet to model the cycle and identify the water resources that are used for our everyday life.||TK-1||2.25 hours|
|Plants and Pollinators||Discover how water cycles around the planet by exploring cause and effect with scientific models. Learn a dance and make a bracelet to model the cycle and identify the water resources that are used for our everyday life.||K-3||2.25 hours|
|Watershed Stewards||Build a watershed model and investigate where water is found and how it moves through landscapes. Critically analyze human impacts on water quality and availability. Brainstorm potential solutions to community water issues.||2-8||2.75 hours||Watershed Stewards|
|Plant Adaptations||Discover how various plants have adapted to be waterwise by obtaining information and communicating about plants in our garden to co-create a scavenger hunt. Explore structure and function of plants with waterwise adaptations.||3-6||2.75 hours||Schoolyard Adaptations|
|Dig in! Soil Exploration||Carry out an investigation of soils to draw connections between soil properties and water conservation. Develop hypotheses and test how quickly water moves through three different soil types.||3-12||2.75 hours|
|Natural Resources & People||Investigate how different people groups have used natural resources and how we can manage human impact for a sustainable future. Identify medicinal, nutritional, and other benefits of native plants. Students will be able to make rope and grind acorns firsthand.||3-12||2.75 hours|
|Implement the engineering and design process to create and test filters to purify water. Identify sources of water pollution in our community and brainstorm potential solutions to water issues.||3-12||2.75 hours|
|Capture that Rain!||Engineer and test models in a team competition to capture and store rainwater on a model schoolyard. Discover the relationship between urban development and water availability through a mapping exploration of our community.||4-12||2.75 hours|