School Programs

Outdoor Adventure Program Provides quality education, nature play, and hands-on creative and educational activities accessible for all children!

Outdoor Adventure Program Provides quality education, nature play, and hands-on creative and educational activities accessible for all children!

Program topics we can cover are: life cycles, earth science, adaptations, scientific investigation, biodiversity, habitats, birds, mammals, reptiles, insects, water cycle, water quality, team building, invertebrates, watersheds, pollution, soil, and compassing. 

Kindergarten

  1. Experiments with solids and liquids

  2. Properties of matter

  3. Living and non-living

  4. Weather and seasons

  5. Basic needs

  6. Habitats

  7. Gathering data

  8. Scientific method: questions, observations, tests, gathering data, using tools

 

1st Grade

  1. Sunlight: life, photosynthesis, seasons

  2. Plants: lifecycles, producers, food chain, habitats, nutrient cycle

  3. Scientific method: questions, observations, tests, gathering data, using tools

 

2nd Grade

  1. Lifecycles: Plants and animals

  2. Animal classifications, adaptations for survival, habitat, food chain

  3. Animal behavior: hibernation, migration, population, human interferences

  4. Magnetic forces: GPS and compassing

  5. Watersheds, erosion, deposition, landforms positive and negative effects

  6. Scientific method: questions, observations, tests, gathering data, using tools

 

3rd Grade

  1. Plant and animal adaptations: structure, function, habitats, biodiversity, and resources

  2. Weather

  3. Water cycle

  4. Clouds

  5. Animal behavior: living in groups

  6. Scientific method: questions, observations, tests, gathering data, using tool

 

4th Grade

  1. Living and non-living ecosystem interactions

  2. Photosynthesis

  3. Roles of organisms: producer, consumer, herbivore, carnivore, omnivore, decomposer

  4. Food chains and food webs

  5. Landforms: changes, uses, habitats, animal and human interactions

  6. Scientific method: questions, observations, tests, gathering data, using tools

 

5th Grade

  1. Phases of matter

  2. Animal behavior: hereditary instincts and learned and influenced traits

  3. Technology: scientific understanding and human advancement

  4. Scientific method: questions, observations, tests, gathering data, using tools

 

6th Grade

  1. Energy transfer through the food web

  2. Animal behavior: competition, symbiotic, predatory, survival strategies

  3. Ecosystems: formation, interactions abiotic and biotic, changes over time, and human influences

  4. Invasive exotic species and effects

  5. Biodiversity: endangered and extinct species

  6. Natural resources: renewable and non-renewable

  7. Water quality: watersheds, point source and non-point source pollution

 

7th Grade

  1. Behavioral and structural adaptations in animals and plants and probability of survival

  2. Flow of energy among biotic and abiotic parts of an ecosystem

 

8th Grade

  1. Fossils: similarities and differences in connection with current organisms

  2. Natural selection

Programs utilize a combination of interpretation, inquiry, and the scientific method education models to ensure each student has the opportunity to learn and grow!

Outreach

Bring the Outdoor Adventure Program into your Classroom!

Field Trips

Have an adventure with us in a local natural area!

Member of American Camping Association

Contact:

615-653-5216

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