2nd grade

FELC 2nd Grade Education Programs

“Most programs last 60-120 minutes in duration and can be adjusted to fit your schedule “ Denotes programs we can bring to your classroom


AMAZING ANIMALS

Using the Center’s animals, students will learn how all animals have special features that help them survive in their habitat. Students will interact with a variety of animals
Academic standard addressed:

Life Science 1

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A YEAR OF OHIO WILDLIFE

 
Students will examine the changing of the seasons on a guided hike focused on observing how plants and animals adapt seasonally to take advantage of the environmental changes they experience here in Ohio.
Academic standard addressed:

Life Science 1

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EVERYBODY EATS

Explore the differences among herbivores, carnivores, omnivores. We will examine teeth arrangement, eye placement, and skull patterns shared among them and the reasons behind these patterns. Through role-play, students will also learn about and experience a variety of predator/prey relationships.
Academic standard addressed:

Life Sciences 1

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GOING GREEN

Learners are guided through explorations about how to live in a more environmentally friendly manner. We will elaborate on the three R’s, renewable, and non-renewable resources. We will introduce easy ways to reduce waste, recycle, and reuse items normally thrown away.
Academic standard addressed:

Social Studies 7, 10, 11, 14

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NATURE’S GROCERY STORE

Visit our farm, greenhouse, and chickens to learn how food is produced and grown. Discover the differences between processed and non-processed foods, and plant your own seed to bring back to school.
Academic standard addressed:

Social Studies 7, 10, 11, 14

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NATURE’S RECYCLERS

 
Discover first-hand how nature recycles because nothing is wasted in nature. We will explore a rotting log and meet and learn about the producers, consumers, and decomposers in that small ecosystem.
Academic standard addressed:

Life Science 1

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HABITAT

Explore different habitats to see what makes each one special. Hike in the woods, fields, and wetlands at the FELC as we examine the food, water, shelter, and space available to the animals in each unique environment.
Academic standard addressed:

Life Science 1

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NATIVE AMERICAN GAMES

Examine and learn about Native American life through the games that were played hundreds of years ago. Discover the important skills that were learned by Native American children through game play: hunting, stalking, fighting and having fun.
Academic Standards addressed:

Social Studies 2, 3, 6, 8, 9

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WEB OF LIFE

Field study, games and hands-on activities will help participants gain an appreciation for the interdependency and delicate balance of nature. We will explore the concept of community, and how all living and non-living entities are connected in the natural world. The cycles of life will all be examined to show that all life is connected.
Academic standard addressed:

Life Science 1

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WEATHER