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NATURE TREK
 
(Grades PreK-12)
 
Be immersed in a meadow, wetland, forest, backyard or transitional forest as you experience Roberson’s newest exhibit: Nature Trek. Students will be engaged in scientific inquiry and discovery. They will be asked to make observations, collect data and draw conclusions based on their experiences. Next Generation Science Standards, 21st Century learning skills and Citizen Science projects will be incorporated throughout the programming. After experiencing Nature Trek, students will gain an appreciation for the beauty and diversity of nature through the art of photography, observation of specimens, immersion, play and simulation. Students will also acknowledge the efforts of photographers and naturalist worldwide to further their understanding of conservation awareness.

Common Core Learning Standards: English Language Arts:
• Comprehension and collaboration (Speaking and listening)
• Research to build and present knowledge
• Vocabulary acquisition and use
Common Core Learning Standards: Mathematical Practices:
• Making sense of problems and persevering in solving them
• Reasoning abstractly and quantitatively
• Measure and data
Learning Standards for Physical Education:
• Personal health and fitness
Science and Engineering Practices:
• Asking questions (for science) and defining problems (for engineering)
• Develop and using models
• Planning and carrying out investigations
• Analyzing and interpreting data
• Using mathematics and computational thinking
• Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions (for engineering)
• Engaging in argument from evidence
• Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information
Learning Standards for Social Studies
• Geography
• Civics, citizenship, and government
Learning Standards for Technology Education:
• Engineering design
• Tools, resources, and technological processes
• Impacts of technology

Cost: $225.00 per group
2 complimentary chaperones per group
$7.00 per additional chaperone

Class Limit: Maximum 25 students per group; multiple groups can be accommodated in one day
 
Length of Program: 2 hours, 15 minutes
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For more information on Extended Classroom, please contact:

Kathy Harasta
Phone: (607) 766-3731
Email: kharasta@btboces.org

Nicole Waskie-Laura

Phone: (607 766-3730
Email: nwaskiel@btboces.org
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