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This program is designed for after school audiences and can be catered to various age groups. One day per week (for 4 sessions), our Nature Program Instructor will come to your school and present a unique course that explores the natural world.
Week 1: Botany & Bugs*
Explore the world of bugs and plants -they have a serious chemical attraction! See some of our Nature Center Insects in action.
Week 2: Amphibians in the Watershed*
Frogs and Toads can tell you a lot about your local watershed. We will investigate both in this program through games and activities you’ll be sure to remember!
Week 3: Migration Mayhem
Discover where all the birds have gone and the amazing ways they find their way back. Pretend to be a bird making its way through the dangers of the wild –could you survive?
Week 4: Animal Identification*
Learn how to identify animals using there bones, fur, or even scat! We will even visit with some of our Nature Center reptiles.
*Indicates a class that includes live animals
If you are interested in having our Park Naturalist travel to your school, give us a call and ask about our Nature Travels Program! 301-600-1646