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Summertime Living Laboratories Grades 5-8
Wednesday July 21, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Wednesdays, July 7-August 25
K-Grade 4: 9am-10:30am
Grades 5-8 11am-12:30pm
This year has been especially hard on our youth, suddenly missing out on science lessons and spending more time on computer screens. We created Living Laboratories as a counterbalance. Each 90-minute session includes immersive guided hikes and activities in an outdoor classroom setting, designed to teach students environmental science topics through student-led exploratory learning. We are pleased to continue this free program in summer of 2021 and invite your K-8 students to join the fun!
Your students will learn about:
Ecology, food webs, pollinators, small scale agriculture, energy transfer, animal structure and function, biology, water chemistry, geology, human impact on the environment and more!
July 7 Sensory Nature Exploration at Grills Preserve
July 14 Agriculture and Soil Health at Barlow Nature Preserve
July 21 Ecosystems at Wahaneeta Preserve
July 28 Water Ecology at Grills Preserve
August 4 Climate and Weather at Wahaneeta
August 11 Pollination and Insects at Barlow Nature Preserve
August 18 Biodiversity at Grills Preserve
August 25 Sustainability at Barlow Nature Preserve
To reserve your student’s spot, please email [email protected] and include your name, the participant’s name(s), and their outgoing grade. Feel free to call us with questions at (401) 315-2610. Check westerlylandtrust.org, and our Facebook and Instagram pages for more info on Westerly Land Trust events or how to support this program and our conservation efforts.
WLT follows all Dept of Health Covid-19 guidance, all students must bring face masks.