Soil: The Decomposers for Grades K-2

In this customized in-school program, students find out more about soil and meet the decomposers - the organisms that transform dead leaves, logs, and other organic matter into soil. Small animal visitors are part of this hands-on, interactive program. Students learn in small groups at three different stations.

Program Location(s):

Your school or other location


K, 1, 2


  • $140.00 per hour
    $30.00 live animal fee
    $20.00 travel fee

Curriculum Frameworks:

K-ESS2-2 - Earth's Systems - organisms change env.
1-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - function of plant/animal body parts
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.

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