Backyard Biology: Exploring Plants and Animals Around You - Online after-school class
*The event has already taken place on this date: Sat, 11/06/2021
By the end of class: Students will have created a map on the iNaturalist app, including all the local wildlife they've discovered.
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- Would you like to discover the hidden worlds of life around you, right in your neighborhood?
- Course objectives:
- Learn about social insects and local plant life
- Improve your plant and animal identification skills
- Learn how to do research and data gathering through citizen science projects
- Discover how plants and animals are all connected in the living world
- Skills developed: Global awareness, research, collaboration, photography, plant and animal identification
- By the end of class: Students will have created a map on the iNaturalist app, including all the local wildlife they've discovered.
- Materials needed: Writing materials, access to a camera and the iNaturalist app, coloring materials, ruler, paper
- About the class: Classes meet once a week for five weeks. Each class meeting will last 75 minutes.
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