Students explore the wetlands of Neary Lagoon and use binoculars to spot and record wildlife along a one-mile hike. By collecting data on their observations and comparing them to past data, students find patterns of seasonal change, migration, and human impacts.
Days offered: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Start time: 9:00am
Program duration: 2 hours
Cost: $0 field trip (up to 30 students per class)
Chaperones Required: 3-6
Supplemental Activities: Classroom Presentation ($25* for 1 hour); Educational Kit ($15*)
Months offered: October-May
*The Classroom Presentation and Educational Kits are designed to deepen the impact of the field trip program. They are highly recommended, but not required. They include activities and resources that might enhance your lessons apart from the field trip. Educational Kit rentals are one to two weeks.
This program is sponsored in part by Whole Foods Markets.