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Students participate in winter programs at the park

Students participate in winter programs at the park

M Harrington

 
students participating in winter tracking program at the park

Students participate in a winter tracking program at the park

M Harrington

 
students visit the park for tracking program

Fourth graders from local schools visited the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park to experience wildlife tracking. See the full blog posting below.

M Harrington

 
Winter fun - students

Winter Fun Friday group consisting of mainly first and second graders from Woodstock Elementary School has been to the park twice already this winter to enjoy being outdoors in the snow. See the full posting below

J Haley

 

About This Blog

This is a space for Windsor Central Supervisory Union teachers and students to share stories about their place-based learning adventures. The National Park is partnering with local teachers in a program called Park Research that allows teachers and students to go deeper in strengthening their connection with their public lands and community through curriculum based learning.

Sustainability is about making choices

December 13, 2012 Posted by: K Robbins

At the park, students engaged in conversations about choice, resources, decision making, and limits. They eagerly explored different systems that the park has installed with an eye toward becoming more self-reliant and reducing fossil fuel use. At each stop, students took photographs that helped them define what made the system sustainable, or not. Finally, some reflected on decisions that they make in their own lives and what factors influence these choices.

 
 
students journaling on rock

Students journaling about their experiences

J Haley

Students discovered the vastness in a drop of water, the pinprick size of Earth in Space, and the curious similarities and differences between these worlds. J Haley

 
 

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For the past couple of years local environmental science students have been involved in mercury monitoring projects at the park. Read more about how these High School science students have shared the results of their research at Dartmouth College. Read More


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