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Plant Adaptations


Grade 3–8
Illinois Learning Standards

Available September–mid-October.

Discover the unique adaptations of Illinois prairie plants. Examine plants to learn how sun, wind and water affect prairies and the wildlife found there.

Field Trip

Runs 1–1.5 hours.

Location: Old School, Mettawa or Ryerson Conservation Area, Riverwoods

Program Pricing Length Resident   Nonresident
Grade 3 1 Hour $40 $76
Grade 4–8 1.5 Hours $50 $86

For schools eligible for the Gateways Grant program, the program fee is waived and a transportation stipend is issued after the program date.

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