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Monarch caterpillar

Intro to Animals & Classification Field Trip

Use nature journaling to better understand how and why scientists classify local organisms. Compare the traits of animals and plants that you find and create a class field guide of your experience to reinforce learning.

This field trip is available at all of our South East Sanctuaries which include Allen's Pond, North River, Oak Knoll, and Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuaries.

Program Location(s):

  • Tidmarsh, Plymouth

Grades:

2, 3, 4, 5

Price:

See the Southeast Regional School Brochure for updated pricing.

Learning Standards Supported:

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

  • 1-LS3-1 - Heredity--Inheritance and Variation of Traits - sim./diff. among indiv. plant/animal

  • 2-LS4-1 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - observe/compare living things diff. env.

  • 3-LS3-1 - Heredity--Inheritance and Variation of Traits - plant/animal inhereted traits evidence

  • 3-LS3-2 - Heredity--Inheritance and Variation of Traits - inhereted/env. influnced characteristics

  • 3-LS4-2 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - individual variation relates to survival

  • 4-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - animal/plant, internal/external structures

  • 5-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - plants use of air, water, energy

Contact:

For more information email us - [email protected].