A Seasonal Look at Schoolyards

Customizeable Lesson

In any season, our educators come to you for a program inside and out focused on your schoolyard habitat. Typical format includes short indoor introduction, followed by outdoor search of your schoolyard with a particular focus (see below).  Students are surprised to discover details of plant/animal life in their familiar schoolyard setting.  Each session is one hour.

Choose one or more from our schoolyard menu:

  • Schoolyard Search:  Birds
  • Schoolyard search: Insects
  • Schoolyard Search: Plants and Pollinators
  • Schoolyard Search: Track and Sign
  • Schoolyard Search: Trees

Program Location:

your school or other location

Grades:

2, 3, 4, 5

Price:

  • $140.00 per hour $20.00 travel outside our immediate community $30.00 live animal fee if applicable

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-LS4-3 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - env. constraints on organisms survival
4-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - animal/plant, internal/external structures
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

Want to know more about this program? Send us an email and we'll get right back to you.