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4-ESS2-2 Earth’s Systems

  • Grade: 4th Grade
  • Discipline: Earth & Space Science
Analyze and interpret data from maps to describe patterns of Earth’s features.

Available Programs

Weather Wonders Snow Science Field Trip

Using scientific inquiry and tools to gather data, students learn about how abiotic factors (i.e. snow) influence biotic organisms (i.e. wildlife). Shovels and snowshoes provided! Students will also learn how animals have developed specific adaptations in order to survive the harsh winters of this ecosystem.  Cross-cutting Concept: A system can be described in terms of […]

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Snake River Inquiry

4th Grade programs: Partner with Teton County Weed & Pest – Wildlife Expo.

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Summer of Discovery

Provides science programming for summer school students including field trips and science lessons in the classroom for 20-40 students for 4 weeks each summer. Content can be customized to meet student and teacher goals. 2nd Grade Cross Disciplinary Concepts: Events have causes that generate observable patterns. The shape and stability of structures of natural and […]

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Provides student engagements during teacher in-service days. Field based programming in local wild spaces and parks that can be customized to meet student and teacher goals. Historically we’ve worked with 4th and 5th grade students but have worked with younger students at their schools and in the field. 2nd Grade Cross Disciplinary Principles: Events have […]

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Rock the Tetons Field Trip

Students explore rocks, landscapes, and maps to find evidence of erosion and uplift that made the Teton range. This field trip is designed for Grade 4 but can be adapted for Grades 2-7. Cross Disciplinary Concepts: Things may change slowly or rapidly. Patterns can be used as evidence to support an explanation. Cause and effect […]

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Earth History Classroom Visit

Students learn about what geologists study, learn about local rocks and rock types in an interactive rock lab, and re-create the Teton mountain range and glaciation process with a hands-on model. This program is offered in two versions, 1st-3rd grade and 4th-6th grade. 1st-3rd Grade Option: By the end of the program students should understand […]

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