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2nd Grade

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Second Grade Program
Example Field Trip Schedule
*Actual schedules will depend upon the number of students, ranger availability, time available for the field trip, and length of programs chosen.

 

Program Option:

Organisms, Habitats and Seasons (3 miles, 4 hours)

Hike in No Thoroughfare or Echo Canyon (depending on size of group)

How do toads survive the winter? Where do lizards find shelter in the summer? During this hike, students will investigate how organisms interact with the ecosystem and how they respond to changing seasons.
Science 2.1, 2.2, 3.1

Did You Know?

climbers on Independence Monument

Each Independence Day, local climbers scale the iconic Independence Monument in Colorado National Monument and raise an American flag on top. This tradition dates back to early park promoter John Otto, whose route up Independence Monument climbers still follow.