Learn about pollution with the Enviroscape.
We are sad to anounce that Eco Camp 2020 is canceled. We had an exciting camp planned about how we rely on our natural resources, but we will hopefully present it next year.
Stay safe & we hope to see you next summer!
We're having Friday morning programs in July. These will be sign up only for K-6th. We will be posting a schedule soon so keep checking our site!
Checkers Jr. attended his first Zoom classes with Ladys Island Middle Schoolers in May. He was very curious about the computer and liked the lick at the screen. Here he is with Education Specialist, Debby Way. Miss Debby said he was very well behaved!
MOST POPULAR PROGRAMS
Soil Tunnel: Crawl “underground” to explore roots, animal habitats, wells and septic tanks, and handle earthworms. Pre-K to 2nd.
Cargo for Conservation: US Fish & Wildlife kit explores habitat loss and endangered species. All ages.
Adaptations- Keys to Survival: Explore structural, behavioral and instinctive adaptations. All ages.
SC Fur Bearers: Learn about different mammals while looking at our fur collection. All ages.
Snakes: Checkers the Snake visits your classroom & students learn why snakes are useful in our environment plus safety tips. All ages.
Trees: Learn how trees are vital to our well-being. We can help with SC Arbor Day Celebration, Dec 7th. K-5.
JUST FOR THE LITTLES
Beach in a Bag: Students handle a bag of shells & learn all about their adaptations & Ecosystems. K-2nd.
Polar Habitats: Learn how animals adapt to survive in frigid environments. Hands-on. PreK-2nd.
Interactive Books: Pre K to 1st
(includes live critter, if available)
One Tiny Turtle by Nicola Davies
Is This a House for Hermit Crab? By Megan McDonald
Harry Horseshoe Crab by Suzanne Tate Will
Mister Seahorse by Eric Carle
Appropriate for all
Bats: Learn bat facts, echolocation, & why bats are beneficial.
Spiders: Learn about the unique characteristics of spiders and why we should like to have them around.
Bats & Spiders are fun in October.
Enviroscape: Excellent visual, hands-on model for teaching point and non-point source pollution. All ages.
MARINE LIFE PROGRAMS - All ages.
Sharks Don’t Always Bite: Learn about shark physiology, behavior and feeding habits.
Fun hands-on activity to discover what a shark may eat!
Horseshoe Crabs: Learn about these unusual gentle creatures, their interesting lives and how they are so important helping humans.
Interpretative Tours: Marsh walk at the Port Royal Sands Beach to learn about the importance of our salt marsh estuary.
Explore the Port Royal Cypress Wetlands to observe the beautiful bird rookery, see alligators and other reptiles while learning about how these wetlands are so important to stormwater runoff.
Visit Crystal Lake Park to walk the lake trail and learn about the unique habitats when salt water meets fresh water.
*Binoculars are available to students & adults with guided tours.
Additional program information:
Each 45 min - 1 hour program has been designed to align to SC educational standards.
Safety and conservation practices are built into all lessons as we encourage children to be safe and to respect the environment we live in.
Each program costs $25 per class (25 student limit preferred).
Special grants may be available to help offset costs and discounts may be available for multiple programs.
If we don't have what you are looking for, please ask and we will let you know if we can provide a program or get in touch with one of our partners in environmental education.
Click the links below to see our Program Flyer and grade level science standards addressed by our programs.
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