Although students are now spending more time at home, they can continue to learn about nature and the environment.
Through the Sacramento County Office of Education‘s Virtual Outdoor Science Field Trips series, students are able to explore the Sly Park Environmental Education Center with teachers and learn about the forest ecosystem, conservation efforts, and other science topics. Watch the first set of videos here, and visit SCOE.net for other great educational programming.
Understanding how the health of a water shed can be determined by examining the Macro-invertebrate that exist in the water.
Learn to identify decomposes, understand their function, and how they contribute to the forest.
Survival by Design (Thermal Dynamics)
Gain an understanding of the different kinds of heat transfer, and learn what attributes aid in heat retention if you were stuck in the forest and needed to build a shelter.