School Program | Signs of the Season Field Trip Series (PreK-2)

Field Trip season series, 1.5-2-hours each: Explore nature's seasonal changes and adaptations. Students will use a variety of senses and tools to discover the secrets of the season during three season guided walks during the fall, winter, and spring on a wildlife sanctuary or suitable community green space. Locations:Ipswich River, or Joppa Flats

Program Location(s):

Ipswich River, Topsfield

Grades:

Pre K, K, 1, 2

Price:

  • In-School Sessions: Program cost depends on number of classrooms participating (20-30* students or fewer per classroom - no auditorium style programs). The first classroom/group is $160, and any additional classrooms are $105 each. Specialty program fees and mileage not included. *Maximum number of students may depend on program. Field Trip Session: 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. For 1.5 hour program, the first sub-group is $150 and additional sub-groups are $120. 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-ESS2-1 (MA) - Earth's Systems - how different local env. provide homes
PreK-ESS2-2 (MA) - Earth's Systems - observe/classify (non)living materials
PreK-ESS2-3 (MA) - Earth's Systems - explore places water found in local env.
PreK-ESS2-6 (MA) - Earth's Systems - examples of weather impact on organisms
PreK-ESS3-2 (MA) - Earth and Human Activity - people's activity impact on local env.
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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