Homeschool Science Series: Birding for Beginners
Home School Science Series 2020
January 28 • 10:30am – 12:00pm • Regions & Wildlife of Georgia with LIVE Animal Presentation • Water Quality Lab, 662 S. Cobb Drive, Marietta
Explore the unique geology of Georgia and how its diverse and impressive landscape allow Georgia to be one of the most biologically rich states in the United States. We’ll discuss some of the interesting wildlife found in each region and then meet one who calls Cobb County its home. Ages: 2rd-6th grade.
February 25 • 10:30am – 12:00pm • Birding for Beginners • Hyde Farm Park, 726 Hyde Road, Marietta
Bring your binoculars and join us as we explore the ins and outs of birding. We’ll discuss how to get started, tools to acquire, bird identification, and how to enjoy birding from wherever you are. We’ll also discuss some cool apps to help with bird identification that also aid in science and research! Ages: ALL AGES.
March 24 • 10:30am – 12:00pm • Ecosystems Exploration • Hyde Farm Park, 726 Hyde Road, Marietta
Join us on an interpretive hike as we explore the plants, animals, and interconnected workings of the pond and forest of Hyde Farm Park. We’ll identify and learn about several arboreal, terrestrial, and aquatic species, and their very important contribution to maintaining the delicate balance of this beautiful ecosystem. Ages: ALL AGES.
These courses are suited for specific ages, though families are welcome. Younger siblings and schoolmates must be attended by an adult at all times.
Parents/guardians/teachers must remain on site for the duration of these programs. No drop-offs please.
Pre-registration is required; Separate registration for each program is required.
Watershed Stewardship Program
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