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Environmental Education Programs

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Education PROGRAMS

 

  Adaptations are the Keys to Survival”  This hands on program examines structural, behavioral, instinctive, and protective adaptations.

 

 Awesome Arachnids”  Learn about those 8-legged wonders in our hands-on style using                             spider puppets, models, books. No live specimens.

 “Bats in the Belfry” Bats are another maligned member of the ecosystem. This program promotes the importance of bats in our  backyards while studying bat adaptations, echolocation etc.

  “Beach in the BagInvestigation   & discovery of animals from our Estuary.  Each student               works with his own bag  of shells to reinforce identification.

 

Bird Programs :

 

  “Beaks and Feet”  How do birds’ beaks and feet adapt to their environment?  Complete  hands-on experiment matching beaks with food sources available.

 

                             “What is  Bird?”  How does the shape of  bird’s wing affect it’s lifestyle?  Learn the classification of a bird. 

 

 

            

 

  “The Enviroscape is an exciting visual and hands-on method for teaching students about point and non-point source pollution within  watershed! Students apply pesticides, chemicals, litter and other pollutants to  pristine environment (model of  community watershed) and follow the path of  pollutants.

Water-Our Liquid Treasure”, the Ground Water Model is  program designed to show the mysteries of groundwater flow– where our water comes from, and how it moves underground.  Learn how water may become contaminated and what we can do to prevent it. (See “What’s Hot” above.)

  Hair—What’s it Fur? ”  Mammals are all wrapped up in it.   It keeps out the cold, changes with the seasons, & sends not-so-secret messages.  Find out interesting facts about hair.

 Horns or Antlers—What’s the Point? What are horns?  What are antlers?  What’s the difference?  Who’s got them?  And...just what are these “head” ornaments used for anyway?  perfect holiday program!

 

 

K-1 Interactive Books   Schedule us to bring one of our interactive books and live critters from the Lowcounty Estuarium to your students. Pre-K & 1st.

 

 

 

“One Tiny Turtle”            “Is This  House                “Harry Horseshoe Crab”

   by Nicola Davies             for Hermit Crab?”           Tale of Crawly Creatures

                                              by Megan McDonald                     By Suzanne Tate

                                                                                                 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 “Trees are Important to People and Wildlife”  Variety of age appropriate programs and activities to teach your students about the ways trees are vital to people and wildlife.  Great to use with Arbor Day plans!

South Carolina Arbor Day is the 1st Friday in December.

 

  What Tale Does the Tail Tell?Animals of all kinds use their tails to give signals about how they are feeling.  Tails have been adapted to specific purposes.  Students will be   challenged to discover the tale of each tail.

 

 

 “Cargo for Conservation” This program on  Endangered Species uses  US Fish & Wildlife kit containing products made from endangered species.  It also teaches your students about extinction, habitat loss and what they can do to help.

 

  “Brr...It’s Cold Outside!”  What’s happening                                                        at the North & South Poles?                                                       Who lives there, anyway?                                                           Join us on our journey.                                                       Pre-K-2nd.

 

   “Sharks Don’t always Bite”             So why are we so fearful??? Your students will be able to reach inside  (not so real) great white and find out what they do bite!  Lots of hands-on things to see, touch and do.

    Snakes are not Scary”  Checkers, our live Okatie corn snake, will visit your classroom along with puppets, rubber snakes, snake skins, pictures, etc. to teach your students all about snakes

 Fur bearers of South Carolina   Touch and feel the pelts of SC’s fur bearing animals.  Students will match the fur to the animal, learn what they eat, who are their predators & where they are found while discovering the marvels of adaptations. See the  new beaver pelt we added to the collection this year! 

Text Box: Beaufort Soil & Water Conservation District

PO Box 70, 817 Paris Avenue

Port Royal, SC  29935

Phone 843-522-8100

Fax 843-522-0585

  Soil Tunnel” This “tunnel” allows your students to crawl thru “the earth” via  model of  soil profile and explore root systems, foods that grow underground, decomposers and other animals in the soil.

  Students waiting their turn to go through the tunnel will participate in 2 other stations; investigating soils and observing earthworms. Pre K—2nd grades.

(See “What’s Hot” link above.)

Educators bring large tubs with display items, models, & pictures most of which can be handled safely by students.

 All of our presenters have either Education or Science Degrees.

 

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Looking for Water Quality programs? Water Quality programs are marked with

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Pam lets children help “pollute”  a watershed with the Enviroscape Model to demonstrate non-point source pollution.

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