Salt Marsh Tidal Flats Hike, Gr 3-5

Join us for an exciting exploration of the coastal habitats found at the sanctuary. Use dip nets and fish traps to discover fiddler crabs, shrimp, minnows, and other marine organisms that inhabit the salt marsh and tidal flats. Focus your search with a scavenger hunt, sharpen your observation skills while comparing animals, and practice proper sampling techniques like a scientist.

Program Location(s):

Wellfleet Bay, Wellfleet


3, 4, 5


  • 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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