Ponding/Streaming (2 & 3)

Students will be introduced to wetland habitats, aquatic macro-inverterbrates, and human impacts on freshwater habitats. Students will visit several sites on the sanctuary, collecting and observing animals in these habitats. Primarily the focus will be on vernal pools and a stream.

Program Location(s):

Broad Meadow Brook, Worcester
Your school or other location


2, 3


  • Children - $ 5.00
  • Adults - $ 0.00
  • $5 per child per hour
    Teachers and Chaperones are free.
    Can be done at your school if you have an accessible pond.

Curriculum Frameworks:

2-LS2-3 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - how plant/animals depend on surroundings
2-LS4-1 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - observe/compare living things diff. env.
3-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - life cycles

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