Biomimicry: Build Like A Beaver

October 17, 2017 - Earth Friends, Preschool

October 10th, 2017 Today was all about using our nature engineering skills to build a dam and discover the best materials for dam building and put ourselves in the mind of a beaver.  We started our afternoon by revealing our chlorophyll experiment from the previous week.  We had collected leaves of different colors, torn them… Read more »

Biomimicry: Burrs and Frogcicles

September 19, 2017 - Earth Friends, Preschool

Welcome to everyone!  Today was our first day of Earth Friends Biomimicry class!  It’s going to be a really exciting semester where we get the opportunity to explore all of Irvine’s ecosystems and learn about native plants and animals, some that have even inspired various types of technology and innovations.  Before we jumped into Biomimicry… Read more »

Living Wetlands Week 8

May 2, 2017 - Earth Friends, Preschool

Today was mostly about art in nature.  We explored the meadows, painted, created some nature art and discovered more about our phenology study.  Starting with our afternoon circle we got a chance to share what we did over the weekend and then we checked out our plants.  The leaves are getting really big and the… Read more »