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Tracks and Traces

 

Region: Boston
Level: Grade 3 - 5
Program type: Classroom or school assembly program; Field Trip;

Description: Students will enjoy an interactive indoor lesson about animal track patterns and as well as an outdoor exploration of our trails during this two hour program. Learn how the physical characteristics of body shape, leg length and foot type determine each animal's track pattern and apply this knowledge to solve track mysteries. Explore the forest trails and meadow edge for the signs animals leave behind and discover how chew marks, burrows and scat are used to identify an animal!

Topics: Animals

Aligned to content standards (if any):
Grade 3 LS3, Grade 4 ESS2, Grade 4 ESS3, Grade 4 PS3

Additional information (if any):

This 2-hour program may be combined with another program to create a full-day of hands-on learning.

Fee Information: $7.50 per child; $7.50 per adult for a field trip to Moose Hill. This 2-hour program may be combined with another program to create a full-day of hands-on learning. Full day programs are offered at a significant savings. Full day rates start at $11.50 per student and depend upon the programs selected. We provide a ratio of one Moose Hill teacher naturalist per 12 to 14 students. We can serve up to 130 students for full day programs. One adult (teacher or chaperone) is free for every 6 students; additional adults are charged the student rate. The minimum fee is based on 10 participants per Moose Hill teacher naturalist scheduled for your program. Contact the Moose Hill education coordinator to learn more and to schedule your program.