Citizen Scientists

Learn about the national FrogWatch USA citizen science program. Students will explore the importance of wetlands and amphibians. They will leave with enough information to start monitoring local species to help scientists study and protect them.

Program Location(s):

Arcadia, Easthampton
Your school or other location

Grades:

7, 8, 9, 10

Price:

  • Half day= $200 per class (up to 25 students), fieldtrip duration is up to 2 hours.
    Full day = $300 per class (up to 25 students), fieldtrip duration is 2-4 hours.

Curriculum Frameworks:

7-MS-LS1-4 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - animal beh., plant structures repro.
7-MS-LS2-1 - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - resouces relates to population size
7-MS-LS2-4 - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - ecosystem disruptions can shift pop.
7-MS-LS2-6 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - biodiversity limit resources for humans
8-MS-LS4-4 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - natural selection
HS-ESS2-2 - Earth's Systems - how hydrosphere influences other systems
HS-ESS2-5 - Earth's Systems - chemical/physical properties of water
HS-ESS3-3 - Earth and Human Activity - resources/sustainability/biodiversity
HS-ESS3-5 - Earth and Human Activity - global or regional climate change
HS-LS2-1 - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - (a)biotic factors and carrying capacity
HS-LS2-2 - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - (a)biotic factors and biodiversity
HS-LS2-6 - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - change and resilience in ecosystems
HS-LS2-7 - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - human activities affect on ecosystems

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