Plan A Field Trip
Teachers: These standards-based education programs are available for your needs. Reservations are required.
5th Grade Lessons on the Lake Houseboat Trip--Amistad National Recreation Area--orientation to Amistad NRA and classes on local geology and adaptations of desert plants and animals
Teachers: Click on the the following Adaptations lesson plan and print a copy. Pre-field trip activities are available to do with your students. Please make copies of page 5 (answer sheets) for students when coming on the Lessons on the Lake field trip. Post-field trip activities are also available in the packet.
Dino Days--Whitehead Museum Del Rio, TX--learn about dinosaurs of the Texas area through many discovery activities
Archeology Fair--Whitehead Museum Del Rio, TX--learn about local history, traditions, historical and ancient lifeways through demonstrations, living history, and discovery activities
A Fan and a Glass of Cold Water--desert adaptations of plants and animals
Monarch Magic--natural history, migration and life cycle of the monarch butterfly
Birds, Birds, Birds--natural history of birds and learning to identify birds using field guides and binoculars
Lower Pecos Lifeways--everyday survival and lifeways of the Prehistoric People of the Pecos--replica artifacts will be examined as part of the lesson
Crack, Crumble and Carry--activities and powerpoint program highlight weathering, erosion and deposition
Chihuahuan Desert Community--interrelationships that exist in our part of the Chihuahuan Desert
Contact Education Specialist Lisa Evans at (830)775-7491 x223 for more information and to make reservations for field trips and in-classroom programs.
For Lessons on the Lake and Archeology Fair, reservations must be made at the beginning of the school year. For the in-classroom programs, 30 days advance notice is needed.
Did You Know?
Monarch butterflies migrate through Amistad National Recreation Area in the fall, often roosting in trees by the thousands. More...