Education

Prairie Ridge Ecosystems 1

Location: 
Prairie Ridge
Dates Available: 
October 3, 2013 - May 30, 2014
Times Available: 
Oct. - May, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 10:00am & 1:00pm
Type of School: 
Home School,
Private,
Public
Grade Level: 
5th Grade
Class Size: 
minimum 8, maximum 30
Month: 
February,
March,
April,
May,
October,
November,
December
Requirements: 
Must register for program at least two weeks in advance of your group's visit.
Fee: 
Programs cost $50 per class and run 60 minutes unless otherwise noted.

Explore the prairie and the pond, searching for producers, consumers, and decomposers.  How do all of these plants and animals depend on each other? As intrepid explorers, please be prepared with adequate provisions and apparel for any weather. Programs are 60 minutes long.

Located off Reedy Creek Road, Prairie Ridge Ecostation has 45 acres of Piedmont prairie, forest, ponds, a stream and sustainable building features integrated with a wildlife-friendly landscape.

Science Curriculum Correlation(s):  5.L.2-Interdependence of Plants and Animals in their Ecosystems.

Scheduling information: To schedule a program at Prairie Ridge Ecostation, contact Kim Smart, Natural Sciences Educator, at 919.707.8880.

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