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Students relish in experiencing an outdoor classroom. Students sign a contract stating that they will follow the rules of the outdoor classroom. Students help to keep the outdoor classroom clean and up to date with all the needed provisions. Students experience all types of wildlife in this exceptional setting.
Students examine the giant squid and its habitat. In this giant squid lesson, students discover the size, behavior, and natural habitat of the giant squid. Activities range from scientific information to myths and folklore. Students develop their own giant squid expedition after learning about the technology available to study the giant squid.
Students study trees in their natural habitat. In this tree instructional activity, students complete a number of outdoor activities to estimate the height of a tree, examine how bark can be a distinguishing tree characteristic, and how to make a bark print. They find the transpiration rate of a tree by completing an experiment with a leaf.
Young scholars explore winter adaptations and glare. In this winter weather lesson, students discuss the season of winter and how animals and plants adapt to the changing weather. Young scholars discuss the glare off snow and make goggles for their fieldtrip. Students take a fieldtrip to Mt. Seymour to experience winter phenomena in person.