Programs include related items from our natural history collection
(bones, fur, eggs, skins, nests, etc.) designed to appeal to
both a child's curiosity and playfulness.

 

Construction of a simple craft related to the topic you choose
will complete our time together.   

One-hour programs for classes of up to 24 children. 

Fee: (includes use of the Children's Discovery Room and picnic facilities when held at the Conservancy).
* $7.50 per student ($75 minimum fee per class) at the Conservancy
* $8.50 per student ($85 minimum fee per class) $10 travel & transportation fee per class at your site

For more information or for reservations contact: Linda Oltman, Environmental Education Coordinator, at (610) 287-9383 or loltman@perkiomenwatershed.org.

 

Choose from any of the following topics:

 

PDE Academic Standards covered by this lesson include: 3.2.7A: Answer “What if” questions based on observation, inference or prior knowledge or experience.

3.3.4.A: Know the similarities and differences of living things.
· Identify life processes of living things (e.g., growth, digestion, react to environment).
· Know that some organisms have similar external characteristics (e.g., anatomical characteristics; appendages, type of covering, body segments) and that similarities and differences are related to environmental habitat.
· Describe basic needs of plants and animals.
4.3.4.A: Know that plants, animals and humans are dependent on air and water.
· Know that all living things need air and water to survive.
4.7.7.B: Explain how species of living organisms adapt to their environment.
· Explain the role of individual variations in natural selection.
· Explain how an adaptation is an inherited structure or behavior that helps an organism survive and reproduce.