We have been very lucky to have Mr. DeWire and Mrs. Sullivan from “Nature Scapes” come to our classroom four different times and talk to us about the habitats of Connecticut: Forests, fields, fresh water, and saltwater.
They always brought amazing creatures to explain the habitats and adaptations of the animals that live there. Here are a few examples:
Last week we went on a field trip to visit some of the habitats that Nature Scapes has been teaching us about. We explored forests, fields, and saw a little fresh water and salt water. It was a beautiful autumn morning and we saw a lot of amazing creatures.
We found red-backed salamanders, a giant grub, sassafras leaves, beetles, pill bugs, and a “spring peeper” frog. Here is a slide show of our adventures on the field trip:
We learned so much from the Nature Scapes program! Here are a bunch of things that you can respond to in a comment, based on what they taught us: