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Microscopic Worlds!

January 17, 2018 - Eco-Explorers, Latest

This winter, students in grades 3rd-5th have been exploring with Microscopes!  Students are viewing the world through different eyes.  After learning about the importance of microscopes and the different parts of the microscope, students have been viewing all sorts of nature!  They learned how to make their own slides and have been able to view… Read more »

Volunteer of the Month- January 2018!

January 5, 2018 - Irvine Volunteers

January’s Volunteer of the Month is the sensational Naim Bailey!!! Naim is an incredible volunteer! Naim first came to Irvine in 2015 with the CCBC Owings Mills Post-Secondary Functional Academic Learning Support Program as known as Vince’s Crew. Once he graduated from the PSFALS program, he still came to Irvine to volunteer with his grandmother. Even when… Read more »

Annual Volunteer Update: 2017!

December 21, 2017 - Irvine Volunteers

Volunteers of Irvine Nature Center did some incredible work this past year! Here’s a look into what we’ve done: PumpkinFest was a HUGE success this fall! 120+ volunteers contributed a total of over 1000 hours of volunteer service filled with crafts, hay rides, games, and more! A huge thank you to Franklin High School National Science Honor Society, Franklin High… Read more »

The Hedgehog and The Ark: A holiday story from Irvine

December 18, 2017 - Latest

Once upon a time there was a big storm that caused flooding throughout the land. The animals and children searched for shelter from the rain. They found it in The Ark, where children and animals learned to live together peacefully. Similar stories appear in many cultures, from the Babylonians to modern Christians, Jews, and Muslims.… Read more »

Who Says You Can’t Explore Nature in the Winter??

December 17, 2017 - Eco-Explorers, Latest

The winter session of Eco-Explorers is just beginning and we have lots planned for our explorers!  Although the temperature is dropping and the snow is falling, there is still a lot to explore after school! K-2nd grade students are learning all about Natural Disasters this winter!  They will explore earthquakes, tornadoes, volcanoes and so much… Read more »