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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.

Rocks & Fossils Field Trip

Through hikes, activities, and observations students will identify various rocks and their meaning in the landscape. Search for Puddingstone to discover a special type of conglomerate that is our state rock. We will also explore and discuss our land’s past through fossils.

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

Price:

See the Southeast Regional School Brochure for updated pricing.

Learning Standards Supported:

  • 2-ESS2-4 (MA) - Earth's Systems - observe how wind/water shape landforms

  • 3-LS4-1 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - fossils show env. changes in organisms

  • 4-ESS2-2 - Earth's Systems - plate tectonics

Contact:

For more information email us - [email protected].