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Region: Boston
Level: Pre-K - 2
Program type: Field Trip;

Description: While exploring the trails of Moose Hill children come to understand how a tree functions and changes with the seasons through observations and role-play. They will learn about conifers and broadleaf trees and identify some trees by leaf shape. When walking, students will observe the life cycle of trees from seedling to maturity to decay while we discover which animals rely on trees for their lives.

Topics: Botany, Plants

Aligned to content standards (if any):
PreK LS1, PreK LS3

Additional information (if any):

Significant savings are offered when you select a second program to create a full-day of hands-on learning at Moose Hill. This program combines well with Signs of the Season, Homes are Habitats, and Indian Pathways. Because of our large trail system and full-day option, we can serve up to 130 students for many programs. We provide a ratio of one Moose Hill teacher-naturalist to 12 to 14 students.

Fee Information: $7.50 per child; $7.50 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.