Applications for 2023-2024 school year are now live, please complete the Education Reservation Request Form. For instructions on applying, please see the How to Apply section.
ONLY BEING OFFERED IN THE SPRING
How does culture influence our relationship with the environment?
Living with the Land allows students to explore human relationship with the natural world from the perspective of Ohlone Indigenous knowledge and contrasting western science approaches. By observing the wetland’s past and present, students learn about what wetlands provide and how humans impact this habitat. The area called Crissy Field has changed greatly over time, reflecting the differing values of the people who have managed the land. Today, the restored wetland offers a rich habitat and an abundance of learning opportunities.
Living with the Land uses the Understanding by Design framework, incorporates Common Core Standards and Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies. The program is framed by the essential question- "How does culture influence our relationship with the environment?"
The Living with the Land program is structured in the following three-touch model:
Program’s Framework and Curriculum Links will be shared shortly.
How to Apply
Please fill out the Education Reservation Request Form to request a program for your class (1 per classroom). Failure to complete this form may result in the inability to participate in program. The sections on the form that are labeled required must be completed.
Field visit –In-person field sessions are only offered Tuesday, Thursday, and Fridays. Program duration is from 10am-3pm.
Program Registration Instructions
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or need support with filling out the form.
Last updated: September 8, 2023