Illinois Learning Standards
Available late May–early October.
Use nets to catch tadpoles, snails and dragonfly nymphs. Budding scientists work with microscopes and identification keys to examine their catch and observe the interactions among organisms. Students will use species diversity to assess the pond’s health.
Runs 1.5 hours.
Location: Captain Daniel Wright Woods, Mettawa
For schools eligible for the Gateways Grant program, the program fee is waived and a transportation stipend is issued after the program date.