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Wind, Solar, and Water, OH MY!

February 17, 2019 - Eco-Explorers

At Sinclair Lane, Eco-Explorers delve into the topic of renewable energy! Discussing the differences between renewable and non-renewable energy sources, students learn how these resources can be used, their efficiency, and environmental footprint. During a wind experiment, students learned about wind energy, how to harness it, and practiced their own wind power. Students learned about… Read more »

Winter Wonderland!

January 17, 2019 - Eco-Explorers

The Eco-Explorers winter sessions have begun, and it has been a fun-filled snowy adventure! Students enjoyed the freshly fallen snow while also delving into exciting new themes, including Renewable Energy, Outer Space, and Nature Superheroes! Moon phase Oreos, animal encounters with our new Opossum, and exploring outside have been some of the few awesome activities… Read more »

Fall Fun!

December 17, 2018 - Eco-Explorers

Fall was full of fun for the Eco-Explorers club! In Fantastic Fossils, students learned about dinosaurs and performed many hands-on experiments and activities including fossil making, fizzy egg experiments, and more! Students enrolled in Habitats and Biomes learned about different habitats around the world and met some awesome animal ambassadors from Irvine! Students also had… Read more »

Explorers Coming to Irvine!

November 17, 2018 - Eco-Explorers

Sunday was a fun-filled day at Irvine! Eco-Explorers from all different schools came and visited our center for our Fall Eco Event. Eco-Leaders had so much fun connecting with past and present students and their families and showing them around Irvine! Among the fun were nature crafts to make and take home, animal encounters with… Read more »

Bringing it BACK!

September 17, 2018 - Eco-Explorers, Latest

It’s here! The school year has started up again and the Eco-Explorers afterschool club is back! Students at Garrison Forest school delved into the topic of Biodiversity, learning about different local plants and animals and how they work together in an ecosystem. On our Biodiversity hunt we discovered giant worms, millipedes, squirrels, mushrooms, and trees!… Read more »

Eco-Explorers Spring Event Fun!

May 17, 2018 -

On May 6th, Eco-Explorers students and their families made it out to Irvine for the Spring Eco Family Event! Those who attended were able to explore Irvine Nature Center in contrast to their normal afterschool setting. The event was filled with fun nature crafts, games, animal encounters, guided hikes, and of course S’mores by the… Read more »

Lights, Camera, Eco-Explorers in Action!

April 17, 2018 - Eco-Explorers

Now that Spring is here, Eco-Explorers is in high gear with new fun themes and activities! In Water, Water, Everywhere students delve in the chemistry of water through hands-on experiments and games. One activity includes boat making from recyclable materials to learn about density. Students had fun testing the strength of their boats with marbles!… Read more »