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K - 2nd Grade Themes
  • Creepy and Crawly 
  • Scaly or Slimy 
  • Green and Growing 
  • Forests to Streams 

    Creepy and Crawly
    Most of the creatures in our world are not warm and fuzzy, but that doesn't make them any less lovable.  Whether they have six legs, or no legs at all, these creepy crawlies play an important role in our environment!

    Most of the creatures in our world are not warm and fuzzy, but that doesn't make them any less lovable.  Whether they have six legs, or no legs at all, these creepy crawlies play an important role in our environment! Please choose one or more of the following lessons:

    Spectacular Spiders - Along came a spider and sat down beside her, butl please don't run away.  We will learn about spiders and the places they call home.

    Insect Investigations - It has six legs and its skeleton is on the outside, what is it?  Join us as we investigate the world of insects- our six-legged friends.

    Icky, Sticky Critters - Enter the misunderstood world of icky, sticky critters.  Get up close and personal with snails, slugs and worms as we investigate their mysterious lives and discover their hidden charm.

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    Scaly and Slimy
    Dive into the world of cold-blooded creatures!  Learn about the characteristics that make reptiles, amphibians and fish unique.

    Please choose one or more of the following lessons:

    Radical Reptiles -  Turtles, snakes, and lizards, oh my!  We will introduce some reptile friends from the nature center and learn what makes a reptile unique.

    Fantastic Fish - Is it fast?  Is it slow?  Maybe it even glows!  We will discover fish by comparing body and fin shapes.

    All About Amphibians - Does it hop or jump?  Is its skin smooth or bumpy?  We will investigate these differences and learn why amphibians are so important to the environment.

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    Green and Growing
    Sprout into the world of plants!  Flowers, seeds, trees, and leaves - there's so much to discover.  Come explore the peculiar world of plants!

    Please choose one or more of the following lessons:

    Fantastic Flowers - Explore the amazing world of flowering plants!  Students will learn about plants while investigating and dissecting a flower.

    Seeds for Sowing -  Big ones, small ones, round ones, long ones, seeds come in all shapes and sizes.  Discover how seeds travel and the journey they take to become a new plant.

    Tall Trees, Little Leaves - We all need trees.  They provide shelter, food, and other materials for people as well as wildlife.  Join us for "tree"mendous fun as we examine the parts of a tree and investigate the lives of these magnificent giants.

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    Forests to Streams
    Forest, field and stream habitats all support a variety of life.  Come explore these exciting habitats and discover the special creatures that live there.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Please choose one or more of the following lessons:

    Woodland Wildlife - Discover the animals inhabiting our region.  A close examination of living and preserved specimens will reveal the similarities and differences among them.

    Wet n' Wild - Explore an aquatic habitat to learn how important water is to all living things.  We will examine physical properties of water and inhabitants of an aquatic ecosystem.

    Dirt Dwellers -  Learn about the lives of our underground friends!  How do they know where they're going?  What do they eat?  Learn all this and more as we investigate the animals that live beneath our feet.

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    Most of the creatures in our world are not warm and fuzzy, but that doesn't make them any less lovable.  Whether they have six legs, or no legs at all, these creepy crawlies play an important role in our environment!


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