Pond Exploration, Gr 3-5

At the sanctuary, explore the pond using dipnets and other scientific equipment to collect macroinvertebrates. Learn how these animals can help to assess the health of a freshwater habitat and discover the unique life cycles and adaptations of some of these animals.

Program Location(s):

Long Pasture, Barnstable

Grades:

3, 4, 5

Price:

  • 2 Hour Program:
    Flat rate for 1st group (up to 15 students): $180
    Additional groups of 15: $150
    Specialty Science Programs:
    First group (up to 15) for a 2-hour program: $ 230
    Additional groups: $180

Curriculum Frameworks:

3-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - life cycles
4-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - animal/plant, internal/external structures
5-LS2-1 - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - movement of matter through food web

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