Wetland Communities Gr 3-5

Use dip-nets and other scientific tools to explore wetland plants and animals and their unique adaptations for living in water. Learn to identify specific organisms and understand the special characteristics of different water bodies and ecosystems. At Broadmoor, available wetlands include the marsh, vernal pool, streams, and the Charles River.

Program Location(s):

Broadmoor, Natick

Grades:

3, 4, 5

Price:

  • On-Site School Field Trips: 2 Hours First group (up to 15) $170 Additional groups of 15 $140 2.5 Hours First group (up to 15) $190 Additional groups of 15 $160 3 Hours First group (up to 15) $220 Additional groups of 15 $180 4 Hours First group (up to 15) $270 Additional groups of 15 $230

Curriculum Frameworks:

3-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - life cycles
3-LS4-3 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - env. constraints on organisms survival
3-LS4-4 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - changes in habitat affect reproduction
3-LS4-5 (MA) - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - pop. survival depends on reproduction
5-ESS2-1 - Earth's Systems - water cycle model
5-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - plants use of air, water, energy
5-LS2-1 - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - movement of matter through food web

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