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Environmental Changes

What happens to the environment when an invasive species changes it?

Facebook Live: Cavity Nesting Raptor Encounter

Meet a raptor that finds a home inside trees!

Trees as Habitats

Investigate what lives in and around trees.

Video Investigation: Nest Box Checking

Join a VINS Environmental Educator to learn more about the species of birds who inhabit our nest boxes.

Facebook Live: Migratory Raptor Encounter

Meet a migratory raptor and ask questions in real time.

Color Scavenger Hunt

Head outside and look. What can you find?

VINS Facebook Live: Falcon Encounter

Tune into VINS Facebook Live for a falcon encounter.

Sunlight and Shades of Green

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

Backyard BioBlitz

Find and Identify as many species in a specific area.

Bird Beaks

Investigate the size and shapes of bird beaks.

Hours of Daylight

How many hours of daylight are there at different times of the year?

Investigating the Night Sky

What do you notice about the night sky at different times of the year?

"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