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Rock Walk

Go on an outdoor adventure to find unique rocks!

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Are Vacant Lots Vacant?

Find a vacant lot for an outdoor laboratory for you to examine the elements of an ecosystem!

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Insect Game

Pretend to be an insect while learning about them!

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Investigating Rocks

What can we learn by looking at different layers of rocks?

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Sunlight and Shades of Green

Test what happens when you block 4 days of sunlight from the leaves of a tree or shrub.

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Sound Scavenger Hunt

How many different types of sounds can you hear outside?

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Video Investigation: Phenology Notebook

VINS Science Educator will show you how to record your observations in a phenology notebook.

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"As the school year winds down, I just want to take a moment to say thank you for creating and sharing lessons and videos during this time of distance learning.  We included them in our weekly plans, and the kids and their families really enjoyed them.  Not only were the lessons/videos engaging and fun, but we knew in sharing them with our families that we were giving them high quality learning opportunities.  Your work and effort is/was greatly appreciated!"

Kindergarten Teacher, Hartland Elementary School

"We just finished our virtual field trip! It was AWESOME! My class was so enthralled and asked great questions! Nathan was an excellent presenter and the kids can't wait to visit over the summer. Thank you again for the opportunity to do this. Even though we could not be there in person, it was a great trip!"

Fifth Grade Teacher, White River School