Streams and Things- Monday/Wednesday Forest Dreamers

October 12, 2018 - Forest Dreamers, Preschool

Log rolling…city dwelling! This week our Forest Dreamer friends had a hard time getting out of the Glen…and for good reason. We began our class at the sitting circle were we gently rolled back every log, checking for critters below. We were not disappointed! At first we only noticed the worms. Lots and lots of… Read more »

Biomimicry: Windmills, a Hedgehog and a Campfire

December 16, 2017 - Earth Friends, Preschool

Week 12: 12/5/2017 This semester has been about discovering inventions, technologies and other innovations that have been inspired by nature, whether that be plants, animals or even weather and other natural phenomenon.  Today we got to make our own windmills because we were talking about how wind turbines have been redesigned to be more efficient… 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 »