Wetlands & The Water Cycle Field Trip
Discover what a wetland habitat is and its importance in the water cycle. Use maps, dip nets, and ponding tools to learn about the water’s movement, it’s inhabitants, and what makes this type of land special. Depending on which sanctuary you visit; you may explore vernal pools, ponds, streams, marsh, and swamp, or tidal zones. Learn how each one is special in its own way.
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.
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2hr Field Trip Pricing: $170 for a group of 15 students, $140 for each additional group of 15 students. Tier 1 Low-Income Schools are eligible for a 20% discount, and Tier 2 Low-Income Schools are eligible for a 30% discount
Learning Standards Supported:
1-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - function of plant/animal body parts
2-ESS2-2 - Earth's Systems - map area's landforms and water bodies
3-LS3-2 - Heredity--Inheritance and Variation of Traits - inhereted/env. influnced characteristics
4-ESS1-1 - Earth's Place in the Universe - erosion and deposition shapes landscape
5-ESS2-1 - Earth's Systems - water cycle model
5-ESS2-2 - Earth's Systems - salt:fresh water ratio in biosphere