Habitats and Communities

Curriculum Expectations:

4s2, 4s3, 4s4, 4s5, 4s7, 4s8, 4s10, 4s12, 4s13, 4s14, 4s17, 4s18

Half Day Program

Students will be welcomed with the sounds of wildlife.

Learners will explore adaptations and discover how they allow animals and plants to flourish in their habitats.  Examine food chains and how they relate to the survival or depletion of a species.  We will discuss the effect humans are having on these natural environments.


  • Explore and Examine: 
Explore structural adaptations through my moose skull, deer jaw, beaver teeth, coyote skull and authentic samples of insects, bird nests, feathers, moose fur, deer fur, snapping turtle eggs ,snake skin, birds nests, feathers, porcupine quills, dragonfly nymphs, etc.

Examine my taxidermy owl, wood duck, and chipmunk
  • Craft: 
Several options available including :  life size animal track replica out of plaster, Create a Critter etc.
  • Games:  
Play interactive games that support the relationships among plants and animals within their habitats and communities.

 *all photography by Laurie Brown