Beavers and the Landscape

Beavers are the largest rodents in North America and one of very few animals that are actually able to modify their environment. Using models, topographical maps and aerial photos, gather data on how beavers change their habitat. Explore how these changes affect plants and animals within their habitat.

Program Location(s):

Stony Brook, Norfolk

Grades:

3, 4, 5

Price:

  • Children - $ 6.75
  • Teachers and one-on-one aides are free of charge.
    A maximum of 6 chaperones per class attend free of charge. Additional adults are $4.00 each

Curriculum Frameworks:

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-ESS2-1 - Earth's Systems - water cycle model

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