Science Adventures in Nature: April Series

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Get ready for Science Adventures in April! This four-week series offers hands-on experiences in nature to supplement your science curriculum. Every Tuesday, we’ll meet up for a three-hour program packed with experiments, activities, and outdoor exploration. Rain, snow, or sunshine – we will happily go outside! Themes for each week are listed below! $40 members; $60 public. Pre-registration is required and all four sessions are included in this price.

Register for April Science Adventures in Nature!

Ecosystems Exploration
April 6, 2021 
from 1-4pm

Now that spring is in full swing, let’s see how the ecosystems at Baltimore Woods are waking up! Forests, streams, ponds, and meadows are beginning to transform in different ways. As we explore each ecosystem, who do you think we will see out and about?

Ready, Set…Grow!
April 13, 2021 
from 1-4pm
There are signs of spring galore here at The Woods! This week we’ll peruse the preserve observing the emerging wildflowers and mushrooms. What triggers these organisms to start growing again? Through activities and games we’ll discover the science behind the signs of spring.
Amphibian Friends
April 20, 2021 
from 1-4pm
Who is that under the log? It’s been a while since we’ve seen them but our amphibian friends are back! This week we will learn all about the frogs, toads, and salamanders living here on the preserve and the crazy adaptations that make them who they are. Get ready to observe some amazing amphibians!
Ponds and Streams
April 27, 2021 
from 1-4pm
At this time of year the water sources here at The Woods are gaining new life! To support all that life do you think the water in our streams and ponds needs to be clean? This week we’ll sample our ponds and streams to learn what the animals can teach us about water quality.

More details: This program is planned to be entirely outdoors, so please dress for the weather. Lessons are suited for ages 5-13. Students must pre-register for the entire series. Adults are encouraged, but not required to join the group, and must stay on-site during the program. Bring a water bottle and a small snack. At Baltimore Woods Nature Center, the health and safety of our staff and visitors is of utmost importance. All in-person programming will follow best practices for keeping our participants safe, including health screenings, physical distancing and wearing facial coverings.

 

 

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