Tennessee 6-8th Grade Ranger-Led Field Trips

The following field trips are offered in the park in the spring and in the fall for 6th, 7th and 8th grade students. These free programs provide cirriculum-based hands-on learning experiences in the park's cultural and natural resources, including critical issues affecting these resources. To request one of these programs Complete this Form or contact the TN Education Office by email or phone (865-436-1258).

Students looking at thermometer in stream

Sixth-Eighth Grade: Streams and Soil

Students inventory the macroinvertebrates of the deciduous forest and stream using scientific methods. In small teams, the class will analyze the health of each ecosystem through the use of bioindicators and biodiversity.
Location: Sugarlands Visitor Center or Twin Creeks Science Center
6th Grade Standards: 6.LS2.1, 6.LS4.1, 6.ESS3.3


Last updated: August 20, 2021

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