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Pond Life

 

Region: Boston
Level: Grade 3 - 5
Program type: Field Trip;

Description: Students will become aquatic entomologists inside and outside of the "lab." Using tools to sample the wetland edge they will learn to classify aquatic insects, observe stages of metamorphosis and discover the adaptations used to survive in a watery world. Students will also participate in building an aquatic food chain using the creatures we discover.

Topics: Animals, Wetlands

Aligned to content standards (if any):
Grade 3 LS3, Grades 3-5 ETS1, Grade 4 ESS1, Grade 4 ESS2, Grade 4 LS1, Grade 4 PS3, Grade 5 ESS1

Additional information (if any):

This 2-hour program may be combined with another program to create a full day learning experience. Full day programs are offered at a significant savings. Speak to the Moose Hill education coordinator to schedule your program.

Fee Information: $8.50 per child; $8.50 per adult.
This 2-hour program may be combined with another program to create a full day learning experience. Full day programs are offered at a significant savings. Speak to the Moose Hill education coordinator to schedule your program. One adult (teacher or chaperone) is free for every 6 students; additional adults are charged the student rate. Minimum fee is based on 10 participants per Moose Hill teacher naturalist scheduled for your program. Read your confirmation letter for additional information.