Spring/Fall Program

Spring Programs are available Tuesdays to Fridays, May 16 to June 22, 2023


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 The Lake Laurentian Environmental Program offers a variety of fall themed programs for elementary and secondary students:

JK/SK – Kinder Discover

Discover fall wonders through a hike and scavenger hunt. Find out about local animals, hear Samuel the Turtle’s important message, and play some active, hands-on games.

Grade 1 – Needs of Living Things

Through a hike, hands-on studies, and active games, students learn about the needs and characteristics of plants and animals, and why all living things are important.

Grade 2 – Air and Water Matter

By using an interactive model, playing active games and hiking by the lake, students learn about water and air, and how our actions can affect air and water quality.

Grade 3 – Meet a Tree

Learn to identify local tree species. A hike, discussion, and active game prepare students to get up close and personal with a tree, exploring its characteristics and parts.

Grade 4 – At Home in the Habitat

Explore ecosystems and the communities that call them home through active games, studies, and a hike visiting forest, lake and wetland habitats. Learn how the delicate balance in ecosystems can be affected by human actions.

Grade 5 – Changing Climate

Learn about your eco-footprint, climate change, and the effects of our use of energy on the environment through active games, a hike, and discussion.

Grade 6 – Diversity of Living Things

Through a hike, hands-on studies, and active games, students compare and classify living things and learn about human impact on biodiversity. *This program has the option of a section focusing on identifying local birds and their songs.

Grade 7 – The Web of Life

Explore the connections within the web. Through a hike, active games and studies, see the interactions within an ecosystem and discover the far-reaching effects of human actions.

Grade 8 – World of Water

By using an interactive model, playing active games, and exploring methods of monitoring water quality, students learn about water systems and how our actions can affect our water resources.

 Grade 9 Science: Sustainable Ecosystems

Through a hike, active games and hands-on study, students will explore the concepts of sustainable ecosystems, watersheds, biodiversity, carrying capacity, and human impacts such as habitat fragmentation and bioaccumulation.

Grade 11 Biology: Diversity and Classification of Living Things

Students will have the opportunity to use keys and classification systems to explore the diversity of our forest and pond species, as well as becoming familiar with characteristics of mammal skulls. Students will end the day with an Amazing Classification Race where they will work in teams to apply their skills.