Vernal Pool Exploration, Gr 3-5

Learn about the water cycle and how vernal pools change through the seasons. Identify some of the common amphibians and aquatic macroinvertebrates of the vernal pool and discover why these wetland habitats are so important.

Program Location(s):

Wellfleet Bay, Wellfleet
Your school or other location


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-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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