Winter Ecology Program

A girl and a woman outside in the snow. They are wearing coats and hats and looking at something in Spend the day outside (mostly) learning about the winter adaptations of plants and animals through three different activities; Students will go on a guided snowshoe hike through different habitats with a few stops along the way (6 or more inches of snow required otherwise it will be a boot hike).The other 2 activities are group games on insulation and scent tracking.

Full day program $4.50/person

Snowshoes are included in the program fee - we have plenty of pairs in different sizes.

STANDARDSboy smelling snow

SCI.LS1.A.4         Plants and animals have both internal and external macroscopic structures that allow for growth, survival, behavior, and reproduction

SCI.LS1.B.3         Organisms have unique and diverse life cycles

SCI.LS1.D.4         Different sense receptors are specialized for particular kinds of information

SCI.LS2.C.3         When the environment changes, some organisms survive and reproduce, some move to new locations, some move into transformed environments, and some die

SCI.LS2.D.3         Being part of a group helps animals obtain food, defend themselves, and cope with changes

SCI.LS4.D.2         There are many different kinds of living things in any area

ELS.C1.C.e           Explore outdoors

EX5.B                   Describe how living things respond to changes in natural systems

SCI.LS4.C.3         Particular organisms can only survive in particular environments

Some animal tracks in the snow.