Field Trip: Caring and Connecting to the Earth: Grades K to 2
Humans are connected to the Earth in nearly every part of our lives. Our food, our water, our air all come from the world around us. To make sure those connections and those environments remain healthy, humans have learned to protect and care for the Earth. During this program students will explore composting, recycling, and sustainability with hands on observations and activities.
Field trips are 2 hour guided programs led by Teacher Naturalists and are held outdoors. Schools are welcome to extend the field trip with an outdoor picnic lunch/snack and a visit to the nature play area. School groups are divided into groups of 15 students with 1 Teacher Naturalist.
Field Trip prices are a sliding scale:
First Group of 15 Students:
- Tier 1 $120
- Tier 2 $150
- Tier 3 $180
Each Additional Group of 15 Students:
- Tier 1 $90
- Tier 2 $120
- Tier 3 $150
- 50% or more students are Economically Disadvantaged Students as reported on recent DESE School Report Cards.
- 20% to 50% of students are Economically Disadvantaged Students as reported on recent DESE School Report Cards.
- Less than 20% of students are Economically Disadvantaged Students as reported on recent DESE School Report Cards.
Boston Nature Center, Mattapan
Your school or other location
K, 1, 2
Children - $8.00
Field Trip Fees are based on a Sliding Scale (see above). 10% Discount for a Series of programs (3 or more). 20% Discount for non-concurrent programs done on the same day, in the same location. Additional fee for off-site locations: Tier 1 - $50 / Tier 2 - $75 / Tier 3 - $100
Learning Standards Supported:
K-ESS3-3 - Earth and Human Activity - solutions to reduce natural resource use
2-LS2-3 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - how plant/animals depend on surroundings