Nature Center at Shaker Lakes at Your School

Available Programs:

Animal Classification 2-3hrs 
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 byrnside@shakerlakes.org.