Compost Workshop (6-8)
Learn the “Whats, Whys and Hows” of composting in an interactive lesson. If you have a compost bin and/or garden on site, we’ll also spend time maintaining it together.
Eat, Don’t Get Eaten (6-8)
Do your students have what it takes to be a field biologist? This program is a perfect introduction to everything ecology. Students will be challenged by the delicate balance of an ecological food web that must overcome disasters, natural and man-made alike. Students will get up close to real predator from a local San Diego ecosystem.
Fish Dissection (6-8)
Can fish tell us something about being a human? Through a fishy and fun dissection, students will compare what parts of a fish are similar to humans and what parts are very different. Mackrel provide an excellent model for scientific exploration and comparison of vascular systems.
The Good, The Bad, and The Bizarre (7-8)
Discover the animal “gene pool lottery” that will produce good adaptations, bad traits, and bizarre appearances for wild animals. Students will model dominant and recessive traits with a chance to create an ultimate animal or be stuck with a bizarre organism.
Squid Dissection (3-5)
There is something squidy about this dissection. Students will learn about the internal and external parts that help a squid survive its ocean habitat. From three hearts to a reduced shell, the squid is a fascinating mollusk to scientifically study.