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Oll County Department of Recreation and Parks. Hashawha Environmental Center is a 320 acre park that includes 5 miles of multi-use trails, raptor mews, a Chestnut Orchard, fishing at Lake Hashawha, abundant wildlife, and the restored Martin Cabin Homestead.

oll County Department of Recreation and Parks

Hashawha also serves as the home for the Board of Education’s Outdoor School, where each sixth-grader experiences a week of environmental education on-site. The residential camping facility, complete with food service, is available by reservation on weekends and throughout the summer months. Group tent camping is also available. Hawk Mountain Sanctuary: Raptor Conservation, Education, Observation & Research. National search for President Red-tailed hawk at North Lookout.

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary: Raptor Conservation, Education, Observation & Research

Photo by Bill Moses. SHARE The Times - Home. Teaching Resources - Bay Backpack. Launch Resource Report Broken Link Scientists measure Bay water temperatures, turbidity (clearness of the water), and other “indicators” to monitor the health of the Chesapeake Bay.

Teaching Resources - Bay Backpack

“Indicators” give us information about the quality of Bay waters. If you have ever wondered how muddy waters impact underwater plants in the Chesapeake, or how steamy summer temperatures affect water quality, explore the interactive investigations provided on this NOAA website. These short activities use real-time and stored data from the CBIBS to help you answer these and other water quality questions. Carroll County Department of Recreation and Parks. Bear Branch Nature Center. Bear Branch Nature Center is a nature center in Carroll County, Maryland near Westminster.

Bear Branch Nature Center

It features interpretive exhibits about local plants and animals, an outdoor water feature and play area, a Discovery Room for children, an observation beehive, live animals including an eagle, hawks, owls, snakes, salamanders, turtles, frogs, and toads, a planetarium and observatory. The center is a facility of Carroll County Recreation & Parks. The nature center is adjacent to Hashawha Environmental Center, a residential facility that is also operated by Carroll County Recreation & Parks. Hashawha Environmental Center is home to Carroll County Public Schools' Outdoor School, a residential environmental education program open to every sixth grade student in the county.

The two facilities are located on 320 acres, with more than five miles of multi-use trails, a restored 19th century cabin, a lake, a pond, and access to both Bear Branch and Big Pipe Creek. [1] History[edit] Hashawha Tower[edit] Field Trips. We are thrilled that you have chosen the National Aquarium for a school field trip.

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A visit to the Aquarium is your students' passport to discovering the world's aquatic treasures! The steps above guide you to all the resources you need to plan your trip. Reservations for the 2014–2015 school year will be accepted beginning June 11, 2014, at 9 am. For Maryland teachers, these steps should include completing the teacher orientation workshop, which provides helpful resources and allows you to look at the Aquarium's exhibits to help prepare for your field trip. Helpful Tips to Get You Started Work from your school’s calendar to select visitation dates that allow enough time to meet deposit and final payment deadlines. Step 1: View Aquarium Programs Enhance your field trip experience through scientific investigations, hands-on discovery activities, presentations and encounters with live animals in one of the Aquarium’s classroom or auditorium programs. Aquatic Critters (Grades Pre-K–1) Deposit.

CBF Education - Student Field Programs - Chesapeake Bay Foundation. CBF's Education Department takes students outside to explore the Chesapeake Bay watershed and learn how we can all take action to save the Bay.

CBF Education - Student Field Programs - Chesapeake Bay Foundation

For four decades, CBF has given students, teachers, and others throughout the watershed unique outdoor educational experiences in some of the region's most inspiring places. Download our Environmental Education Program Catalog (PDF, 4.21 MB, 24pgs) Program Updates Applications for Summer 2015 One-Day Programs are available.Applications for Summer 2015 Residential Programs are available.Applications for Spring 2015 One-Day Programs are available.Applications for Fall 2014/Spring 2015 Residential Programs are available (wait-list only).Field Program Evaluation form—please give us feedback about your experience!

Updated 10/6/14 Education Field Programs Frequently Asked Questions More Information For further information, please contact A $5,000 student scholarship is available through the Chesapeake Bay Trust. Videos. Harlem DNA Lab. High School Student Laboratory Field Trips. In 1988 the DNALC began offering DNA manipulation labs to large numbers of high school students during the academic year.

High School Student Laboratory Field Trips

Lab "field trips" on DNA restriction and transformation supported the rapid implementation of these experiments in AP Biology classes on Long Island. The DNALC has also helped teachers implement PCR-based experiments to examine human DNA polymorphisms. DNALC instructors stress an interactive approach linking the process of discovery to learning and strive to offer cutting-edge experiences inspired by techniques and tools currently in use by research scientists.

We are pleased to offer an new laboratory, Forensic DNA Profiling, as well as an updated version of Human DNA Fingerprinting. These labs offer students the unprecedented opportunity to analyze a sample of their own DNA with equipment similar to that used by forensic scientists. Forensic DNA Profiling* Lab time: three and 3/4 hours.