Second Grade Field Trip

Program Description
Life Cycles
The field trip will cover the life cycles of plants, amphibians, mammals, birds, with a focus on insects found in our native habitats. We will discuss how animals and plants use natural resources and can change their environment. Identifiable stages will be enhanced by the use of live animal and models in the nature center. Includes exploratory walk and outdoor activity, weather permitting.

Program Details
  • Program length: 90 minutes
  • Minimum: 10
  • Maximum: 90 (with some flexibility)
  • Chaperones required: 1 chaperone per 15 students
  • Cost: $4.50 per person
Maryland State Curriculum
  • SC.200.10.01a, .01b, .02a, .02b, .02c, .03a, .03b, .03e
  • SC.200.30.02a, .02b, .03a, .03b, .03c, .04a, .04b, .04c, .04d, .05a, .05b, .05c
Maryland Environmental Literacy Curriculum
  • Standard 3: Topic A, Indicator 1; Topic C, Indicator 1
  • Standard 4: Topic A, Indicator 1; Topic C, Indicator 1; Topic E, Indicator 1
  • Standard 5: Topic A, Indicator 2
In-School Presentations
This program is available as an in-school presentation. These include: live animal presentations and interactive nature activities. The program fee will include the cost of the program plus a $50 transportation fee.

Call the Park Naturalist at 301-600-2050 to discuss any program content or to create a program specifically for your class.