Ecosystem of the Vernal Pool

Explore pool edges for signs of amphibians, study water samples in search of insect larva, and determine what makes up the food chain of this ecosystem. This program is designed to be paired with our "Pond in the Classroom" program.

Program Location:

Moose Hill, Sharon

Grades:

3, 4, 5

Price:

  • Children - $ 10.00
  • Adults - $ 9.00
  • This 2-hour program may be combined with another program to create a full day learning experience. Full day programs are offered at a significant savings. Speak to the Moose Hill education coordinator to schedule your program. One adult (teacher or chaperone) is free for every 6 students; additional adults are charged the student rate. Minimum fee is based on 10 participants per Moose Hill teacher naturalist scheduled for your program. Read your confirmation letter for additional information.

Curriculum Frameworks:

3-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - life cycles
3-LS4-3 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - env. constraints on organisms survival
3-LS4-4 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - changes in habitat affect reproduction
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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