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School Programs

Going Green

GoingGreen

Grade 7–12

Supports Illinois Learning Standards

Available year-round unless otherwise noted.

The Welcome Center at Ryerson Conservation Area is a living exhibit on how sustainable technology and resources are used to balance the needs of people and nature. Explore how water and resource conservation are an important part in this balance. Discover the sustainable strategies and technologies used in design and construction.

VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP

Runs 30-45 minutes.

Pricing:

  • First classroom: $30 ($60 nonresident)
  • Each additional classroom attending the same program on the same date: $20 ($30 nonresident)
  • Gateways Grants-eligible schools: $20 ($10 each additional classroom attending the same program on the same date). 

SELF-GUIDED FIELD TRIP

Runs at your groups pace, or timeframe. Hands-on activies aid learning.

Location: Ryerson Conservation Area, Riverwoods

Pricing: Max of 50 per group.

  • $20/group residents
  • $40/group nonresidents