School Programs Guide

Kindergarten

1st Grade

WILD ABOUT WORMS – (1.LS.1; 1.LS.2)
Students will explore a worm bin to
learn about worms and their unique
features that help them survive
underground.

WATER WONDERS – (1.LS.1; 1.PS.1)
Students will learn about the
different states of water and the
unique characteristics of aquatic
animals.

THE 3RS- (1.PS.1)
Students will learn the importance of
the 3Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle) and
explore what happens to our recycling.

2nd Grade

3rd Grade

4th Grade

5th Grade

6th Grade

7th Grade

8th Grade

9-12th Grade

Biology

BIODIVERSITY IN FARMING – (B.D1.1)
Students will investigate the impacts
that different agricultural practices
have had on local biodiversity and
the issues this may cause.

INVADERS! – (B.D1.2)
Students will learn about local
invasive aquatic species and their
competition with native species.

WHAT WATER QUALITY?- (B.D1.3)
Students will use a local case study
to examine the impacts of a
pollution event on an ecosystem.

Environmental Science

COMMUNITY GARDEN PLANNING –
(ENV.ER.4)
Students will work together to assess
a site to determine the best location
to build a community garden.

WHERE DOES WATER RUN? –
(ENV.ER.3)
Students will research local
precipitation rates and assess runoff
issues at their school.

COMPOSTING ASSESSMENT –
(ENV.GP.9)
Students will conduct a feasibility
study to assess if composting can be
used to divert food waste from the
landfill.

Project Based Programs

The following programs are typically booked across multiple one-hour blocks and will cover: background information, field study, and project presentation. However, adjustments to the timeline can be made as necessary to best fit your schedule. The program content will be scaled to an age appropriate level for your class. Please reach out with any questions.