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Students discover the science of trees and other plants as they hike with a forestry scientist, "build a tree" from the inside out, and learn about seed dispersal, photosynthesis, physiology and identification. 90 minutes. Tuesdays and Fridays at 9:30 and 10 a.m. Register at (630) 850-8112.
Grades 1 - 5
$60 per program for 15 - 30 students
(Enhance your trip by adding a one-hour naturalist-led hike for an extra $2 per student.)
NGSS: LS 1, 2, 3, 4 ESS 2, 3 PS 3
The Forest Preserve District recommends one chaperone per 10 students. Everyone should dress for the weather and bring water. (Bring sunscreen and bug spray, too, if needed.) Trails are asphalt or crushed limestone, but waterproof shoes are recommended on muddy days. If the weather's severe, the Forest Preserve District may need to cancel your program.
1st - 5th
Fullersburg Woods Nature Education Center
Forest Preserve District of DuPage County