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Available Programs for Kindergarten-3rd Grades


If there is a topic you do not see on this list that you are interested in, we can and will design a program to cover it.

  • Mussels of North Dakota - students learn about the different kinds of mussels found in ND and examine mussel shells. ---------- ND Science Standards - K.1.1., K.4.1., 1.1.1., 1.1.2., 1.1.3., 1.3.2., 1.4.1., 2.1.3., 2.2.1., 2.3.3., 2.4.2., 3.4.1., 3.4.3.
  • Something Fishy - students learn about fish parts and how fish are different than humans and build a fish of their own to take home. ---------- ND Science Standards - K.1.1., K.2.1., K.3.1., K.4.1., 1.1.1., 1.1.2., 1.1.3., 1.4.1., 1.4.2., 1.6.2., 2.2.1., 2.4.1., 2.4.2., 3.4.1., 3.4.3.
  • Creepy, Crawly Macros - students learn about the bugs found in streams and lakes and why we look at them. ---------- ND Science Standards - K.1.2., K.2.1., K.4.1., 1.1.3., 1.3.2., 1.3.3., 1.4.1., 1.4.2., 2.4.1., 2.4.2., 2.6.2., 3.4.1., 3.4.2., 3.4.3.
  • Water Cycle - students learn about the water cycle through demonstrations, activities, and games. ---------- ND Science Standards - K.1.2., K.5.1., K.5.2., 1.1.1., 1.1.3., 1.2.1., 1.3.1., 1.3.2., 1.6.2., 2.1.1., 2.2.2., 2.3.1., 2.3.2., 2.5.4., 2.6.2., 3.1.1., 3.2.3., 3.3.1., 3.5.1.
  • Rain and Thunderstorms - students learn about rain and thunderstorms, make rain sticks, and create their own class thunderstorm. ---------- ND Science Standards - K.1.1., K.1.2., K.2.1., K.5.1., K.5.2., 1.1.1., 1.1.3., 1.3.1., 1.3.2., 1.5.1., 1.6.2., 1.8.1., 2.1.1., 2.3.1., 2.3.4., 2.3.6., 2.5.4., 3.1.1., 3.5.1.
  • Water Animals of North Dakota - students learn about animals that live in and near water in ND by looking at and touching various furs, skulls, etc. ---------- ND Science Standards - K.2.1., K.4.1., 1.1.2., 1.3.2., 1.4.1., 1.4.2., 2.4.1., 2.4.2., 3.4.1., 3.4.2., 3.4.3.
  • Water Through the Seasons - students learn how river flow changes through the seasons and with differing amounts of precipitation. ---------- ND Science Standards - K.1.2., K.2.1., K.5.1., 1.1.1., 1.1.2., 1.1.3., 1.3.1., 1.3.2., 1.5.1., 2.3.1., 2.5.1., 3.1.1., 3.5.1.
  • Field Journaling - Students learn how to create a field journal and why they are essential to science.  Hike around Prairie Waters, recording and sketching what is observed
  • Scientific Method--Introduction to the scientific method.  Making predictions, recording observations.
  • Burrow—Students learn about underground and underwater habitats and creatures that live there by crawling through our indoor “burrow” (constructed of appliance boxes)