Nature Center at Shaker Lakes at Your School
Animal Classification 2-3 hours
Students will use a dichotomous key to identify and classify animal skins and skulls. Discussion of Linnaean classification system. Must have LCD capabilities.
Birds! 1 hour
Learn about Ohio's birds through bird calls, ID, and instruciton on binoculars. Optional owl pellet dissection.
Reptiles and Amphibians 1 hour
Students learn about the differences between reptiles and amphibians, including life cycles and general characteristics. Presented with live guests!
Water Quality 1 hour
Students will use chemical testing to determine the quality of their school water and water from a local natural source.
We can also customize a program to suit the needs of your class.
To find out if a program can be brought to you or for information on customized programs, contact Education Director Raja Byrnside (216) 321-5935 x 243 or firstname.lastname@example.org.