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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 »

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 »

Get Outside!

November 17, 2017 - Eco-Explorers, Latest

As our 1st session of Eco-Explorers comes to an end, it is a great time to look back over a fantastic fall!  Over 20 schools participated in Eco-Explorers this fall, reaching over 200 students.  We spent our afternoons solving science mysteries and learning outdoor survival skills.  Each morning we woke up to beautiful scenery captured… Read more »

Nature Photographers!

October 17, 2017 - Eco-Explorers, Latest

This fall we have introduced our Nature Photography morning session!  Students at Sparks, West Towson and Hampton Elementary have become Nature Photographers.  Each week the students are introduced to a new photography term or skill and then spend time practicing that skill.  Before school has proven to be a great time for photography and the… Read more »

Summer Fun at Sparks!

July 17, 2017 - Eco-Explorers

The Eco-Explorers Summer Session at Sparks Elementary was a huge success once again! We started our week hiking the beautiful trails and getting muddy in the stream. Along our hikes, we observed honey bees and butterflies buzzing around collecting nectar. We found milkweed, learned about Monarch Butterflies, and caught insects with our nets! At the… Read more »

Students love Eco-Explorers because…

June 17, 2017 - Eco-Explorers, Latest

With summer break starting, our after-school club will be taking a short break. Not to worry, Eco-Explorers will be on the road this summer traveling to Sparks Elementary to lead two, week-long sessions!  Check back next month to see how our first week of summer Eco-Explorers went! Before saying goodbye to our Explorers, we asked them… Read more »