School Program | Habitat Safari Field Trips: Insects and their Kin (K-2)

Field Trip (multi-hour) Students will engage in macroinvertebrate sampling in different habitats to observe and discover the insect's special characteristics including life cycle and roles in their ecosystem such as pollination.

Locations: Ipswich River

Program Location(s):

Ipswich River, Topsfield

Grades:

K, 1, 2

Price:

  • Program cost depends on number of students and length of program. Mass Audubon charges a flat fee per group of 15 students ("sub-group") For a two hour program, the first sub-group is $180, and any additional sub-groups are $150 each. While for a 1.5 hour program the first sub-group is $150 and additional sub-groups are $120 (1.5 hour program available only for grades K-1). Maximum of 6 sub-groups of 15 students or 90 total students. Entry fees to certain field trip locations not included. Please contact us for a direct quote.

Curriculum Frameworks:

PreK-LS2-2 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - how familiar plant/animals meet needs
PreK-LS2-3 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - local plants/animals interdependence
K-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - where animals and plants get food
K-LS1-2 (MA) - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - plants/animals, grow/change over time
1-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - function of plant/animal body parts
1-LS1-2 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - animal behavior effects survival

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