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Trees Program Packs

Trees Program Packs

All of our program packs can be customized to fit your needs!  Program packs work great for classrooms, after school groups, or home school groups.  Contact the Education Coordinator for information on scheduling and pricing.

 

Tree Keeper Kids

Explore how humans and animals use and protect trees.  This program pack covers ecosystems, tree life cycles and anatomy, and tree products through hands on games, crafts, and food preparation.  All lessons are multi-disciplinary and are aligned to state and national learning standards.  This program can be done at your school, a nearby green space, or at Lynden Hill.  

Grades: K - 2nd Grade

Sessions: Up to 6 60 minute sessions

Activities include

  • Build a Tree snack - learn about the parts of a tree through a healthy snack
  • Papermaking and "Is this from a tree" game
  • Tree scavenger hunt

 

Flowers and Butterflies

What do flowers, butterflies, and humans have in common?  Learn about what all living things need to survive all while exploring a green space over the course of a season or school year!  All lessons are multi-disciplinary and are aligned to state and national learning standards.  This program can be done at your school, a nearby green space, or at Lynden Hill.  Also ask about checking out our curriculum trunk to complete these activities with your students at your leisure!

Grades: K - 2nd Grade

Sessions: Up to 12 60 minute sessions

Activities include

  • Adopt a flower scientific drawings
  • Butterfly Communication 
  • Hand Pollinator Engineering

 

Junior Urban Forester

Explore how humans and animals use and protect trees!  This program pack focuses on how trees and birds make up a very important part of our urban ecosystem.  Explore a green space over the course of a season or school year!  All lessons are multi-disciplinary and are aligned to state and national learning standards.  This program can be done at your school, a nearby green space, or at Lynden Hill.  Also ask about checking out our curriculum trunk to complete these activities with your students at your leisure!

Grades: 3 - 6th Grade

Sessions: up to 12 60 minute sessions

Activities include

  • Adopt a tree scientific drawings and math calculations
  • Paint a birdhouse
  • Massive Migrations simulation

 

Bugs & Grasses

Explore the smaller side of an urban ecosystem by looking at prairie grasses and the bugs that call this area home.  Explore a green space over the course of a season or school year!  All lessons are multi-disciplinary and are aligned to state and national learning standards.  This program can be done at your school, a nearby green space, or at Lynden Hill.  Also ask about checking out our curriculum trunk to complete these activities with your students at your leisure!

Grades: 3 - 6th Grade

Sessions: up to 12 60 minute sessions

Activities include

  • Spider Senses
  • Soil Decomposers & Compost Exploration
  • Habitat Web

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