(CM/TB/SS) Explore cultural differences through a simulation designed to
build understanding between people of different backgrounds.
Back Country Baking:
(PS/WS) Practice low-impact outdoor baking techniques to create a tasty
treat for the class to enjoy.
(PS) Learn about surface tension and refraction while creating bubbles of
different sizes and shapes.
(NS) Investigate, track, catch, and identify a variety of insects.
(TB/PS) Work together to build and cross a rope bridge while exploring the
principles of mechanical advantage.
(SS/HI) Make a candle while learning about the history of this essential
Doctor in the Woods:
(WS) Discuss and practice basic emergency response and first aid skills as
applied in a wilderness setting.
(PS/TB) Learn the physics of the forces at work on a falling object, then
attempt to construct a device to protect an egg from a fall onto rocks.
Feed Your Face:
(NS/EA) Practice natural skin care using a variety of herbs and other
(PS/WS) Learn about the science of fire and experiment with low-impact
fire building skills.
(TB/MA) Lash together a geodesic dome out of ropes and logs and test its
(MA/WS) Practice basic map and compass skills through this introduction
Hoot and Hurl:
(NS) Learn about owls and explore their eating habits by dissecting
sterilized owl pellets.
I'll Fly Away:
(PS) Learn about Bernoulli's principle while creating and testing a
variety of paper airplanes.
(CM) Transmit information by practicing effective communication to design
and produce IT.
(WS/TB) Discuss fundamental principles of wilderness survival and
simulate meeting basic needs using only a few designated items.
(EA) Learn about the parts of a tree, focusing on roots and
transplant a tree from forest to a new location.
(SS/HI) Create natural, herbal soap while learning about the properties
of various herbs and the way making soap has changed throughout history.
(MA) Calculate speed in miles per hour using math skills and unit
(NS/EA) Discuss the water cycle and investigate life around and within
the Little River.
(PS) Examine well-known structures for their architectural features
and use that knowledge to build and evaluate model towers.
(NS/WS) Go into the wild in search of evidence to discover which animals
have been in the area.
(NS) Explore the wide variety of trees found in Alabama and take time to
get to know them up close and personal.
(SS/CM/TB) Rise above misconceptions while simulating some of the
challenges overcome by people living with disabilities.
(NS/EA) Learn about groundwater systems, watersheds, and human impacts