Naturalist Explorers (Ages 5-8)

Naturalist Explorers (ages 5‐8)

Naturalist Explorers introduces children ages 5 to 8 to environmental and natural history topics in a fun and enthusiastic atmosphere. Classes include a short introduction inside followed by hands‐on, engaging activities outside. Parents are welcome to participate with their child, or drop them off.

Fall 2014 – Water World

Water covers 75% of the Earth’s surface. Water is practically everywhere on Earth, from inside the planet’s rocky crust to inside the cells of the human body. Explore the wonderful world of water! Water cycles, a wetland field study, water creatures, and water labs will make this fall series a splash!

Date: September 6 –  December 6
Time: One Saturday a month at 9:00-11:00 a.m.
Fees per student: $18 Members / $33 Nonmembers per class

December 6, 2014: Coastal Waters
97% of the Earth’s water is in the oceans. The Gulf Coast of Texas is one busy body of water. From economy to ecology, there is always a lot of activity in this saltwater body. We’ll discover why the ocean is salty and explore some of the fascinating organisms that call the Gulf Coast home.
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Winter/Spring 2015 Naturalist Explorers

Starting January 10, join us in the wild for more learning adventures in nature.

Registration for Winter/Spring is now open for members only! Open registration begins Friday, December 12.
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