Field Studies

Field studies coupled with classroom activities are an integral part of Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences. Find a field study program that gets your students’ feet wet and hands dirty.

Find a Program Near You

Begin by choosing the criteria for your search. Locations with matching field study programs will be displayed as pin-points on the map below. Click on a pin-point for links to programs offered at that location.

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Total Results: 4

Day Trips to Fairview

Programs focus on animal studies, astronomy, campfire, canoeing, challenge course, fishing, geology, hiking, orienteering, weather study, stream study and adventure activities. Plan Field Trip

  • Organization(s): Fairview Outdoor Education Center Facilities
  • Location: 12808 Draper Road, Clear Spring, MD 21722
  • Theme(s): Habitats and Critters
  • Level(s): Early Learning, Elementary School, Middle School, High School
  • Program Length(s): Day Trips
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Residential Overnight Program

Program at Smith Center include water quality monitoring along the nearby North Branch of Rock Creek or orienteering courses designed to teach map and compass skills have been established in the area. A nearby grist mill ruins and an old graveyard provide sites for historical studies. Plan Field Trip

  • Organization(s): Lathrop E. Smith Environmental Education Center
  • Location: 850 Hungerford Drive, Rockville, MD 20850
  • Theme(s): Habitats and Critters
  • Level(s): Elementary School, Middle School
  • Program Length(s): Day Trips
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You Are Here Program at Glen Echo Park

At Glen Echo Park the Living Classroom Foundation will guide your students through the You Are Here hands-on program. Students will learn how to use maps, compasses, and landmarks to navigate and discover how different navigational systems help guide animals and humans by directing them to their destinations. Plan Field Trip

  • Organization(s): Living Classrooms Foundation
  • Location: 7300 MacArthur Boulevard, Glen Echo, MD 20812
  • Theme(s): Habitats and Critters
  • Level(s): Early Learning, Elementary School, Middle School, High School
  • Program Length(s): Day Trips
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Field Trips

Topics include animal and plant investigations, orienteering, confidence courses, westward expansion, ecosystems, astronomy and energy sources. Plan Field Trip

  • Organization(s): Lathrop E. Smith Environmental Education Center
  • Location: 850 Hungerford Drive, Rockville, MD 20850
  • Theme(s): Habitats and Critters
  • Level(s): Early Learning, Elementary School, Middle School, High School
  • Program Length(s): Day Trips
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