Education

Soils and Seeds

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: 
3rd Grade
Class Size: 
minimum 8, maximum 30
Month: 
January,
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 properties of soils: water retention, texture and color. Test the dispersal mechanisms of various seeds.

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): 3.L.2

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

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