Populations Field Trip

Program Description

Students will discover the positive and negative impacts of wildlife populations on the local food webs. Using hands-on activities and games, students will show how natural resources impact wildlife populations. They will learn how animal needs, limiting factors and behavioral adaptations interact to control wildlife populations.

Program Details

  • Program length: 120 minutes
  • Minimum: 10 
  • Maximum: 3 classes
  • Chaperones required: 1 chaperone per 15 students
  • Fees

Maryland State Curriculum:

K-LS1-1, K-ESS2-2, K-ESS3-1, K-2-ETS1-1, 1-LS1-2, 2-LS4-1, 3-LS2-2, 3-LS4-2, 3-LS4-3, 3-LS4-4, 4-LS1-1, 5-PS3-1

Maryland Environmental Literacy Curriculum

  • Standard 3: Topic A, Indicator 1; Topic C, Indicator 1
  • Standard 4: Topic A, Indicator 1; Topic C, Indicator 1; Topic E, Indicator