Geology Curriculum: grades 3 through 6:
Field trips include:
Curriculum-based Program? Yes
Pre-visit activities are provided.
Post-visit activities are provided.
Ties to Curriculum
History/Social Sciences - 5.2.3c, 5.2.3e (civics and government)
Science/Technology - 3.5.4a, 3.5.7a, (environment and ecology)
4.5.4b, 4.6.7b (science and technology) ,
Other - NJ Standards of Learning: 5.6.11, 5.7.4, 5.10.6, 5.10.2
Seasons offered: year-round
NOTE: There are multiple program sites in the park.
Did You Know?
... that shad have made a comeback in the Delaware River, due to pollution control. This member of the herring family lives its adult life in the ocean, but travels up rivers and streams to spawn. Each spring, anglers follow the "shad run" up the Delaware River to catch these hard-fighting fish. More...