Education

Soils, Seeds, and Plants

Location: 
Prairie Ridge
Dates Available: 
October 8, 2014 - May 29, 2015
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 including water retention, tex¬ture and color. Test the dispersal properties of various seeds. Learn the parts of plants and their functions.

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.

Programs can usually accommodate one or two classes which can be done simultaneously. As intrepid explorers, please be prepared with adequate provisions and apparel for any weather.

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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