SPLASH 1: FIELD EXCURSIONS FOR 1st GRADE CLASSES
Spend the day around the Indian River Lagoon Exploring Homes & Habitats!
The goal of this program is to provide a positive, outdoor experience that promotes awareness of and inspires interest in the world around us. Hands-on learning is emphasized. This excursion sets the stage for the environmental education effort that the ELC builds upon in third grade (Splash 3) and fourth grade (Lagoon Days).
Teachers: Links below provide information for you for bringing your classes to campus.
GENERAL INFORMATION & OVERVIEW:
Field study includes: Pond Lab, Living vs. Non-Living Game, Leaf ID Study, RRR Game, Discovery Station and Touch Tank Encounter!
This excursion meets several Science “Big Ideas” and “benchmarks,” but it also addresses others (Language Arts, Social Studies, and PE). We think your students will master 7 benchmarks, investigate 13 others, and touch on another 9. That’s pretty good for one day! If you are interested in the exact standards, feel free to request them.
Program Time: 9:30 am - 1 pm, Feb - Apr
Location: ELC Campus (video provided to be viewed in classroom pre-visit)
Cost: $350 per class
Why: We'll help you teach the standards in a beautiful, interactive, nature-rich location!
Reservations & Questions:
Contact: Sara Piotter, Naturalist at (772) 589-5050 x111
or Sara P@DiscoverELC.org.
Our mission is to educate, inspire and empower all people, including those with minimal access to nature, to be active stewards of the environment and their own well-being.
The Environmental Learning Center is a not-for-profit 5019(c)3 . Your admission, memberships & donations are important to continuing our mission. Please join or give today!
Tuesday - Friday: 10 am - 4 pm
Saturday: 9 am - 12 pm
Sunday: 1 pm - 4 pm
Phone: (772) 589-5050
ELC is a Smoke-Free campus.
Service Dogs only please.
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255 Live Oak Drive, Vero Beach, FL 32963.
Located at the western base of the Wabasso Bridge on the 510 Causeway.