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Preserved Past, Endangered Present Program

Through this fourth grade program, students take a closer look at the grassland and forest habitats. Students will observe how natural processes, such as weather and erosion and human activities, such as farming and development, have shaped the landscape. They will also become archaeologists and learn how to excavate fossils.

Organization(s): Howard County Conservancy
Location: 10520 Old Frederick Road Woodstock, MD 21163 (Map It)
Theme(s): Habitats and Critters, History and Culture, Land Use and Agriculture
Level(s): Elementary School
Program Length(s): Day Trips
Keywords: weather, agriculture, erosion, forest
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