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Eco Explorers

SCIENCE FUN For Everyone, SFFE is delighted to be visiting your classroom. In order for you and your class to have the best possible science experience, please read the Frequently asked questions and hints below.

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Greetings Flyer

To provide information to your students’ parents about the field trip, simply download the greetings flyer HERE and either:

  • Email it directly to your parents (cut down on paper waste) or
  • Print it out to send home with the students

Students will learn:

NC-STANDARDS

  • 5.L.2 Understand the interdependence of plants and animals with their ecosystem.
  • 5.L.2.1 Compare the characteristics of several common ecosystems, including estuaries and salt marshes, oceans, lakes and ponds, forests, and grasslands.
  • 5.L.2.2 Classify the organisms within an ecosystem according to the function they serve: producers, consumers, or decomposers.
  • 5.L.2.3 Infer the effects that may result from the interconnected relationship of plants and animals to their ecosystem.

How do I prepare my classroom?

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  • Arrange desks/tables in 2 large groups
  • Please place a small table or desk for the Scientist to use in front of the classroom
  • Allow the Scientist to use a portion of your white/chalk board
  • Please provide a trash can at the front of the classroom
  • Remain in the classroom with your students (for liability reasons)
  • If necessary, help maintain appropriate classroom behavior

Do I need to help the scientist?

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  • We do not require help, but always encourage any teacher or parent participation and support.

 

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Brief Feedback Form

We would greatly appreciate less than a minute of your time, to fill out a very brief feedback form. We are always looking to improve our experience for the students, and your feedback is how we do that!

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