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Two kids running in the snow. We all need nature—and nature needs you. Together, we can protect the wildlife and wild lands of Massachusetts for generations to come. Make a tax-deductible donation today.

Signs of the Season Field Trip Series

Field Trip season series, 1.5-2-hours each: Explore nature's seasonal changes and adaptations. Students will use a variety of senses and tools to discover the secrets of the season during three season guided walks during the fall, winter, and spring on a wildlife sanctuary or suitable community green space.

Locations:Ipswich River, or Joppa Flats

Program Location(s):

  • Ipswich River, Topsfield

Grades:

Pre K, K, 1, 2

Price:

Program cost depends on number of students and length of program. Mass Audubon charges a flat fee per group of 15 students ("sub-group"). Maximum of 6 sub-groups of 15 students or 90 total students. Entry fees to certain field trip locations not included. Please contact us for a direct quote.

Learning Standards Supported:

  • PreK-ESS2-1 (MA) - Earth's Systems - how different local env. provide homes

  • PreK-ESS2-2 (MA) - Earth's Systems - observe/classify (non)living materials

  • PreK-ESS2-3 (MA) - Earth's Systems - explore places water found in local env.

  • PreK-ESS2-6 (MA) - Earth's Systems - examples of weather impact on organisms

  • PreK-ESS3-2 (MA) - Earth and Human Activity - people's activity impact on local env.

  • PreK-LS2-2 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - how familiar plant/animals meet needs

  • PreK-LS2-3 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - local plants/animals interdependence

  • K-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - where animals and plants get food

  • K-LS1-2 (MA) - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - plants/animals, grow/change over time

  • 1-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - function of plant/animal body parts

  • 1-LS1-2 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - animal behavior effects survival

Contact:

For more information email us - [email protected].