Sawnee Mountain Preserve Homeschool Field Trip
Forsyth County Parks & Recreation is pleased to offer environmental education field trip programs for homeschool and traditional school students who are currently participating in virtual learning.
Students will be connected to local history, geography, and the environment through hands-on learning opportunities that align with the Georgia Standards of Excellence. Participants will have opportunities to use wildlife biology tools and methods, collect data, hike through diverse habitats while identifying its components, examine and identify real fossil specimens, and/or act like a bear foraging for food.
These field trips are designed for students in grades K – 5.
Alive in The Forest
Animal and Plant Hike: Exploring similarities and differences in animals and plants
Plants and Animals
Animal Characteristics: Exploring animal and plant characteristics and what they need to survive.
Stream, Field, and Forest
Streams, Field, and Forest: Investigate the impact humans have on animal and plant life in the environment.
Bear Went Over the Mountain
Ecology, Biology, and Geology: Investigate different habitats of the black bears in Georgia. Explore differences between rocks and minerals in each regions of Georgia and how the bears have adapted to their habitat.
Sawnee Mountain Hike and Natural History
Indian Seats Hike: Discover the ecosystem of Sawnee Mountain and how living things depend on each other (food chain) and how they adapt to their environment for survival.
*The above educational programs are $10 for Forsyth County residents and $12 for nonresidents.*
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