Prairie Ridge: Ecosystems

  • Times Available: Tuesday - Friday, 10:00am (up to 2 classes)
  • Date Range: October - November 2022, March - May 2023
  • Grade Levels: 5th Grade, 6th Grade
  • Class Size: minimum 8, maximum 28
  • Months: March, April, May, October, November
  • Requirements: Minimum age 10 years.
    Must register for program at least four weeks in advance.
  • Fee: $60 per program (additional $60 for add-on)
  • Contact: Missy Chernick at
Explore various habitats searching for producers, consumers, and decomposers. How do plants and animals depend on each other? How does energy move through the ecosystem? Add a pond session to your program for an additional $60 per class.
Ecosystems Program: 60 minutes long; Pond Add-on: Additional 60 minutes

This program is held at our Prairie Ridge Ecostation location.

Curriculum Correlation(s):   5.L.2, 6.L.2

Scheduling Instructions: Scheduling is now closed for the current school year. Scheduling for the upcoming school year will begin on Tuesday, August 15th for programs in October-January, and Tuesday, August 29th for programs in February-May. A link to the scheduling request form will be added once scheduling begins.