ECE - Sights, Sounds, & Smells of Nature
Johnson-Habitat Park - MAP
Description: This excursion serves as an introduction to SPREE, the South Platte River, and the outdoors. Students will become nature explorers, scientists, and detectives as they use their five senses to experience the environment around them. Hands-on investigation allows students to touch, hear, smell, and see the different components of nature.
Activities: Nature Museum, Smell Like an Animal, Listen Like an Animal, and a Nature Sensory Hike.
Standards Addressed: Science 1.1.a & 2.1.a
Location: Johnson-Habitat Park is located at the intersection of S. Jason St. & Exposition Ave. at 610 S. Jason, Denver, CO 80223.
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Time Schedule: The time schedule for our ECE trip is flexible. We can tailor the excursion to fit your class schedule. Minimum program time is one hour. Please contact us for more information.
DPS Bus Request Information:
Pickup at School: 9:30 am
Excursion Location: Johnson-Habitat Park | MAP
Return Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm (at the latest, specific pick up times are flexible and will be decided by the teacher)
Purpose Field: SPREE
What to Bring: All students should bring a water bottle, sack lunch, sun screen, hat, and layers of clothing to be prepared for changes in the weather. Students and adults should be prepared to be outside in any weather. Teachers should bring a first aid kit, extra sack lunches, a cell phone, school phone number, and one adult chaperone/parent for every five students.
What to Expect: The SPREE instructors will provide all of the instruction and all materials needed for the excursion.
What SPREE Expects From You: Teachers are expected to help with crowd control and discipline throughout the day. Teachers and chaperones are also expected to model appropriate behavior for their students including: listening politely to SPREE instructors while they are presenting information, staying to the right side of the trail when appropriate, and being excited about and engaged in all SPREE activities.
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