Field Trip Program

Day Field Trips

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Day Field Trips

WAYS OF THE WHITTLESEY
(This program can travel to your school!)
Discover the culture of these and other American Indians who once inhabited this region. Practice your hunting skills, grind corn and listen to American Indian stories. Recommended for grades 3 - 5.

LOW BRIDGE EVERYBODY DOWN
Students will learn about the history and importance of the Ohio & Erie Canal while helping operate a working canal lock and hiking on the Towpath Trail. Recommended for grade 4.

AMONG THE TREES
Uncover clues about the inhabitants of local fields and forests and learn how both of these natural habitats change with time. Recommended for grades 2 - 7.

AT WATER'S EDGE
Learn what's living beneath the surface of a pond. Understand how these organisms depend on each other for survival. Recommended for grades 2 - 7.

ROCKIN' AT THE RUN
Hike along Haskell Run to the Ledges looking for evidence of how geologic forces have shaped the landscape and what environments formed the rock layers. Recommended for grades 4 - 8.

NATURALLY DIVERSE FIELD TRIP PACKAGE
Learn about biodiversity here in Ohio! The series begins with preparatory activities in your classroom, followed by two programs in the park. Students will visit pond and forest habitats to experience the variety of life that makes up a healthy ecosystem. Recommended for grades 2 - 5.

 

PROGRAMS FOR YOUNG AUDIENCES:

NOBODY LIKES ME
(This program can travel to your school!)
Unpopular animal characters bemoan their unfair reputation with children. Learn the positive traits of bees, bats, earthworms and spiders through science, craft and music. Recommended for Pre-K - Kindergarten.

WINTER BLUES
(This program can travel to your school!)
Animal puppets discuss their feelings about winter and learn what changes spring will bring. Recommended for Pre-K - Grade 1.

REALLY BIG ROCKS
Step into a wondrous place of huge rocks, evergreens and moss. A hike below the Ledges is always special. How were these rocks made? Do they change? Recommended for Pre-K - Kindergarten.

WHO'S HIDING
Who lives in these woods? We'll search together for animal homes, tracks, scat and other signs of forest critters. These clues reveal how animals survive in the woods. Recommended for Pre-K - Grade 1.

PROGRAM FEES
Single programs are $6 per student.
Naturally Diverse Field trip package is $15 per student.
The Conservancy offers a limited number of scholarships for day programs.

For more information visit www.conservancyforcvnp.org/education/day-programs/.

Contact

Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park

email us

330-657-2796 ext 100

Details

Grade Levels:
Pre-Kindergarten-Eighth Grade
Subject:
American Indian History and Culture, Anthropology, Aquatic Studies, Biodiversity, Biology: Animals, Biology: Plants, Botany, Ecology, Environment, Geology, History, Regional Studies, Social Studies, Transportation, Wildlife Biology
National/State Standards:
Ohio Academic Content Standards
Keywords:
American Indians, Ohio Erie Canal, history, transportation, animals, biodiversity, ecology, geology, habitats, water quality
type:
Field Trip Program