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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »