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.

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Field Studies > Habitats and Critters   > Pickering Creek Audubon Center   > biodiversity  
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Genes are the Key to Bay Biodiversity Field Trip

With this field trip your students will explore local ecosystems and search for adaptations of the animals that live there. Students will learn why plants and animals have adaptations and the benefits these provide to the gene pool and biodiversity.

Organization(s): Pickering Creek Audubon Center
Location: 11450 Audubon Lane Easton, MD 21601 (Map It)
Theme(s): Habitats and Critters
Level(s): Middle School
Program Length(s): Day Trips
Keywords: adaptation, biodiversity, experiments and investigations, habitat and niche, predator prey relationships, wildlife
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Biodiversity Makes the Bay Better Field Trip

During this field trip students examine and appreciate the wide diversity of plant and animal life living in the Chesapeake Bay region. Using scientific tools and methods students will determine how much biodiversity is in the area.

Organization(s): Pickering Creek Audubon Center
Location: 11450 Audubon Lane Easton, MD 21601 (Map It)
Theme(s): Habitats and Critters
Level(s): Middle School
Program Length(s): Day Trips
Keywords: biodiversity, ecosystem and biomes, experiments and investigations, habitat and niche, wildlife
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