School Programs

Anita Purves Nature Center Tour Notes

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Meadowbrook tour notes

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Teacher Packets

 

A Look at Habitats-

Grades 1st & 2nd; 1.5 hour program at Meadowbrook Park

All animals have the same basic habitat requirements and have adaptations to help them survive. The beaver is an example of an animal that is adapted to its environment, and is capable of changing its environment.

 

Hapenin' Habitats-

Grades 3rd-5th; 2 hours at the Anita Purves Nature Center

All animals share the same basic needs for food, water, shelter, and space. Each animal lives in a habitat that provides these necessities.

 

Little Critters-

Grades 1st & 2nd; 1.5 hour program at the Anita Purves Nature Center

Tiny animals (macroinvertebrates) live everywhere and play important roles in the ecosystem.

 

Sensational Spring-

Kindergarten; 1.5 hour program at the Anita Purves Nature Center

Humans have five senses that they use to explore the world around them.

 

Wee Wigglers-

Kindergarten; 1.5 hour program at the Anita Purves Nature Center

Tiny animals live everywhere and are an important part of the ecosystem.

 

Whoo knows-

Any age; 1 hour program at your classroom space

Owls are birds that are specialized for hunting and fill an important ecological niche.