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The Wonders of Wood Ducks

Grades: 1-5

Length:  20 minutes

Description:  Come explore the world of the wonderful wood duck! These creatures take the ultimate leap of faith when they are born!

Standards: SC.K.L.14.3, SC.1.L.17.1, SC.2.L.17.1, SC.3.L.15.1, SC.4.L.17.2, SC.5.L.17.1

Register: To register for a program please email: info@crystalspringsfoundation.org to receive your link.

Activity Pack: Click here to download 'The Wonders of Wood Ducks" activity pack. In this pack you will find: Pre/post tests, answer sheet, standards, supplemental activities, discussion questions, and additional websites.

 

Tech Trek

Grades: 3-5

Length:  20 minutes

Description:  Learn how a GPS works and come on a tech trek with us to learn about the adaptations of plants and animals.

Standards: SC.4.L.17.4,  SC.5.L.17.1

Register: To register for a program please email: info@crystalspringsfoundation.org to receive your link.

Activity Pack: Click here to download 'Tech Trek" activity pack. In this pack you will find: Pre/post tests, answer sheet, standards, supplemental activities, discussion questions, and additional websites.

 

Woodland Mammals

Grades: K-5

Length:  15 minutes

Description:  Come learn about the amazing adaptations of the Florida panther, bobcat, and the Florida black bear. These solitary mammals have been able to adapt in unique ways so that they are able to survive in a constantly changing environment!

Standards: SC.K.L.14.3, SC.1.L.17.1, SC.1.L.16.1, SC.2.L.17.1, SC.3.L.15.1, SC.4.L.17.4, SC.5.L.17.1

Register: To register for a program please email: info@crystalspringsfoundation.org to receive your link.

Activity Pack: Click here to download 'Woodland Mammals' activity pack. In this pack you will find: Pre/post tests, answer sheet, standards, supplemental activities, discussion questions, and additional websites.

 

Wondrous World of Reptiles

Grades: K-5

Length:  25 minutes

Description:  Explore the wondrous world of reptiles! Students will learn about the characteristics of reptiles, the 4 types of reptiles that we have here in Florida, and they will meet some of our reptile ambassadors: Submarine, Oreo, Rhett, Snickers, and Chicken Nugget! 

Standards: SC.K.L.14.3, SC.1.L.17.1, SC.2.L.17.1, SC.3.L.15.1, SC.4.L.17.2, SC.5.L.17.1

Register: To register for a program please email: info@crystalspringsfoundation.org to receive your link.

Activity Pack: Click here to download 'Wondrous World of Reptiles' activity pack. In this pack you will find: Pre/post tests, answer sheet, standards, supplemental activities, discussion questions, and additional websites.

 

Great Blue Heron: King of the Wading Birds!

Grades: K-5

Length:  10 minutes

Description:  Students will learn all about the amazing Great Blue Heron! What makes this beautiful wading bird so unique? Learn about the adaptations of the Great Blue and how it survives in the wild!

Standards: SC.1.L.17.1, SC.2.L.17.1, SC.3.L.15.1, SC.4.L.16.3, SC.4.L.17.4

Register: To register for a program please email:  info@crystalspringsfoundation.org to receive your link.

Activity Pack: Click here to download 'Great Blue Heron: King of the Wading Birds!' activity pack. In this pack you will find: Pre/post tests, answer sheet, standards, supplemental activities, and additional websites

 

Watershed Exploration

Grades: K-5

Length:  10 minutes

Description: Come learn about watersheds, the water cycle, and how trees help filter our freshwater! We all live in a watershed so it is important we keep our land and water clean and healthy! 

Standards: SC.4.E.6.6, SC.4.L.17.4, SC.5.E.7.2

Register: To register for a program please email: info@crystalspringsfoundation.org to receive your link.

Activity Pack: Click here to download Watershed Exploration' activity pack. In this pack you will find: Pre/post tests, answer sheet, standards, supplemental activities, and additional websites

 

What you OTTER know

Grades: K-5

Length:  15 minutes

Description: Learn some OTTERLY amazing facts about the North American River Otter! This program will focus on adaptations of the river otter and how they are able to hunt and survive in the wild. Students will also learn about some threats that face the river otter and what they can do to help!

Standards: SC.K.L.14.1, SC.1.L.16.1, SC.1.L.17.1, SC.2.L.17.1, SC.2.L.17.2, SC.3.L.15.1, SC.4.L.16.3, SC.4.L.17.4, SC.5.L.15.1

Register: To register for a program please email: info@crystalspringsfoundation.org to receive your link.

Activity Pack: Click here to download 'What you OTTER know' activity pack. In this pack you will find: Pre/post tests, answer sheet, standards, supplemental activities, and additional websites

 

Bold, Brave, Bald Eagles

 Grades: 1-5

 Length:  10 minutes

 Description: Explore and discover the unique characteristics and adaptations of the beautiful bald eagle! 

 Standards: SC.3.L.15.1,SC.4.L.16.3, SC.5.L.17.1

 Register: To register for a program please email: info@crystalspringsfoundation.org to receive your link.

 Activity Pack: Click here to download 'Bold, Brave, Bald Eagles' activity pack. In this pack you will find: Pre/post tests, answer sheet, standards, supplemental activities, and additional websites.

 

Magic of Springs

Grades: 3-6

Length:  15 minutes

Description: Discover the many different spring vents that we have at Crystal Springs Preserve! Learn about the magnitude of springs, how springs work, what naturally filters our spring water, and the importance of keeping our fresh water clean! 

Standards: SC.4.E.6.1, SC.4.E.6.6, SC.6.E.6.2

Register: To register for a program please email: info@crystalspringsfoundation.org to receive your link.

Activity Pack: Click here to download 'Magic of Springs' activity pack. In this pack you will find: Pre/post tests, answer sheet, standards, supplemental activities, and additional websites.

 

River Kayaking Adventure

 Grades: 1-6

Length:  20 minutes

Description: Come explore the Hillsborough river with us as we go on a kayaking adventure down river! Students will get an up close look at some of the native flora and fauna that call this beautiful ecosystem home!  

Standards: SC.1.L.14.1, SC.1.L.17.1, SC.2.L.17.2, SC.2.L.17.1, SC.2.E.6.1,  SC.3.L.15.1,  SC.4.L.17.4,  SC.4.E.6.6,  SC.5.L.17.1,  SC.6.E.6.1

Register: To register for a program please email: info@crystalspringsfoundation.org to receive your link.

Activity Pack: Click here to download 'River Kayaking Adventure' activity pack. In this pack you will find: Pre/post tests, answer sheet, standards, supplemental activities, and additional websites.

 

River Biodiversity Exploration 

Grades: 1-5

Length:  20 minutes

Description: Join us as we explore what lives underwater in the Hillsborough River!  During this biodiversity survery we will catch and identify invertebrates and vertebrates. A lot of these critters are indicators of a healthy water system! 

Standards: SC.1.L.14.1, SC.1.L.17.1, SC.2.L.16.1, SC.2.L.17.1, SC.3.L.15.1, SC.4.L.17.4, SC.5.L.17.1

Register: To register for a program please email: info@crystalspringsfoundation.org to receive your link.

Activity Pack: Click here to download 'River Biodiversity Exploration' activity pack. In this pack you will find: Pre/post tests, answer sheet, standards, supplemental activities, and additional websites.

 

WaterVentures Florida's Learning Lab

Grades: 1-5

Length:  20 minutes

Description: Come explore our mobile outreach vehicle- WaterVentures! WaterVentures has traveled throughout the state of Florida educating students and adults about our freshwater resources, water conservation, and recycling! Come on this tour to explore some of these topics with us!

Standards: SC.1.L.17.1, SC.2.E.6.1, SC.2.L.17.1, SC.3.P.9.1, SC.3.L.15.1, SC.4.E.6.3, SC.4.E.6.6, SC.4.L.17.4, SC.5.E.7.2

Register: To register for a program please email:  info@crystalspringsfoundation.org to receive your link.

Activity Pack: Click here to download 'WaterVentures Florida's Learning Lab' activity pack. In this pack you will find: Pre/post tests, answer sheet, standards, supplemental activities, and additional websites.

 

The Science of Snakes

Grades: K-5

Length: 10 minutes

Description: Come explore these slithering reptiles! Learn the science behind how they detect their prey, climb up and over things, and the difference between venomous and non-venomous snakes! 

Standards: SK.L.14.3, SC.1.E.6.1, SC.1.E.6.2, SC.1.L.14.1, SC.1.L.17.1, SC.2.N.1.1, SC.2.L.17.1, SC.2.L.17.2, SC.3.N.1.1, SC.3.L.15.1,SC.3.L.17.1, SC.4.E.6.3, SC.4.E.6.6, SC.4.L.16.3, SC.4.L.17.4, SC.5.L.17.1, SC.5.L.14

Register: To register for a program please email: info@crystalspringsfoundation.org to receive your link.

Activity Pack: Click here to download ‘The Science of Snakes’ activity pack. In this pack you will find: Pre/post tests, answer sheet, standards, supplemental activities, and additional websites.

 

Living With Alligators

Grades: K-5

Length: 15 minutes

Description: Come join us as we explore the world of alligators! Learn about the differences between alligators and crocodiles, the adaptations of the alligator, and threats that face them! Plus, students will get a chance to see some real baby gators! This program is a real go-gator! 

Standards: SK.L.14.3, SC.1.E.6.1, SC.1.E.6.2, SC.1.L.14.1, SC.1.L.17.1, SC.2.N.1.1, SC.2.L.17.1, SC.2.L.17.2, SC.3.N.1.1, SC.3.L.15.1,SC.3.L.17.1, SC.4.E.6.3, SC.4.E.6.6, SC.4.L.16.3, SC.4.L.17.4, SC.5.L.17.1, SC.5.L.14

Register: To register for a program please email: info@crystalspringsfoundation.org to receive your link.

Activity Pack: Click here to download ‘Living with Alligators’ activity pack. In this pack you will find: Pre/post tests, answer sheet, standards, supplemental activities, and additional websites.

 

It's Turtle Time

Grades: K-5

Length: 10 minutes

Description: Explore the fascinating world of reptiles!!  Come on this virtual field trip to learn about the characteristics of reptiles! This video will focus on one of our favourite reptiles- Turtles! What makes a turtle so unique? Can a turtle survive without its shell? Join us to find out. Plus, you’ll get to meet one of our turtley awesome friends, Submarine!!

Standards: SK.L.14.3, SC.1.E.6.1, SC.1.E.6.2, SC.1.L.14.1, SC.1.L.17.1, SC.2.N.1.1, SC.2.L.17.1, SC.2.L.17.2, SC.3.N.1.1, SC.3.L.15.1,SC.3.L.17.1, SC.4.E.6.3, SC.4.E.6.6, SC.4.L.16.3, SC.4.L.17.4, SC.5.L.17.1, SC.5.L.14

Register: To register for a program please email: info@crystalspringsfoundation.org to receive your link.

Activity Pack: Click here to download ‘Its Turtle Time’ activity pack. In this pack you will find: Pre/post tests, answer sheet, standards, supplemental activities, and additional websites.

 

Getting Buggy

Grades: K-3

Length: 15 minutes

Description: Explore the fascinating world of insects! Students will investigate the characteristics of insects and learn about what makes them so special!

Standards: SC.K.L.14.1, SC.K.L.14.3, SC.1.L.14.1, SC.1.L.14.3, SC.1.L.17.1, SC.2.L.17.1

Register: To register for a program please email: info@crystalspringsfoundation.org to receive your link.

Activity Pack: Click here to download ‘Getting Buggy’ activity pack. In this pack you will find: Pre/post tests, answer sheet, standards, supplemental activities, and additional websites.

 

Getting Buggy Part 2- The Life Cycle

Grades: K-3

Length: 15 minutes

Description: Come learn all about the life cycle of Insects! Students will learn about the different stages insects go through! 

Standards: SC.K.L.14.1, SC.K.L.14.3, SC.1.L.14.1, SC.1.L.14.3, SC.1.L.17.1, SC.2.L.17.1

Register: To register for a program please email: info@crystalspringsfoundation.org to receive your link.

Activity Pack: Click here to download "Getting Buggy Part 2- Life Cycle" activity pack. In this pack you will find: Pre/post tests, answer sheet, standards, supplemental activities, and additional websites.

 

Come Meet a Tree- Part 1 Cypress Tree

Grades: K-4

Length: 15 minutes

Description: Come meet our Cypress trees. You will discover something new to see. Find out the things that make them grow. Discover everything you need to know!

Standards: SC.K.L.14.3, SC.K.N.1.5, SC.1.L.14.2, SC.1.L.17.1, SC.2.L.17.2,  SC.3.L.14.1,  SC.3.L.14.2,  SC.4.L.17.4

Register: To register for a program please email: info@crystalspringsfoundation.org to receive your link.

Activity Pack: Click here to download "Come Meet a Tree- Part 1 Cypress Tree' activity pack. In this pack you will find: Pre/post tests, answer sheet, standards, supplemental activities, and additional websites.

 

Come Meet a Tree- Part 2 Longleaf Pine Tree

Grades: K-4

Length: 15 minutes

Description: Students will meet Pinelope, the Longleaf Pine tree! They will learn about the unique features and adaptations of the Longleaf Pine and they will also learn how to measure how tall a tree is using a method developed by Native American Indians!

Standards: SC.K.L.14.3, SC.K.N.1.5, SC.1.L.14.2, SC.1.L.17.1, SC.2.L.17.2,  SC.3.L.14.1,  SC.3.L.14.2,  SC.4.L.17.4

Register: To register for a program please email: info@crystalspringsfoundation.org to receive your link.

Activity Pack: Click here to download "Come Meet a Tree- Part 2 Longleaf Pine Tree' activity pack. In this pack you will find: Pre/post tests, answer sheet, standards, supplemental activities, and additional websites.

 

Swamp Sampling Water Chemistry- Dissolved Oxygen

Grades: 6-8

Length: 15 minutes

Description: Come on this swamp stomping water testing adventure with us! We will collect and analyze water from a local swamp, test the dissolved oxygen levels with a chemical water testing kit, and determine if the swamp is healthy! Students will also learn all about dissolved oxygen- what is it? where does it come from? why is it important to the health of our water and the critters that live in there? Find out today!

Standards: SC.6.E.6.1, SC.6.E.6.2, SC.6.E.7.2, SC.7.E.6.6, SC.8.N.1.1, SC.8.N.1.4, SC.8.N.1.6, SC.8.L.18.4

Register: To register for a program please email: info@crystalspringsfoundation.org to receive your link.

Activity Pack: Click here to download "Swamp Sampling Water Chemistry- Dissolved Oxygen' activity pack. In this pack you will find: Pre/post tests, answer sheet, standards, supplemental activities, and additional websites.

 

Swamp Sampling Water Chemistry- Nitrates

Grades: 6-8

Length: 15 minutes

Description: Come learn all about Nitrates as we go swamp stomping! Students will learn what nitrates are, where they come from, and what benefits from them. We will also do a water chemical test to see the level of nitrates in the swamp! 

Standards: SC.6.E.6.1, SC.6.E.6.2, SC.6.E.7.2, SC.7.E.6.6, SC.8.N.1.1, SC.8.N.1.4, SC.8.N.1.6, SC.8.L.18.4

RegisterTo register for a program please email: info@crystalspringsfoundation.org to receive your link.

Activity Pack: Click here to download "Swamp Sampling Water Chemistry- Nitrates' activity pack. In this pack you will find: Pre/post tests, answer sheet, standards, supplemental activities, and additional websites. 

 

Love Those Land Turtles

Grades: K-5

Length: 15 minutes

Description: Florida has two amazing land turtles- The Florida Gopher Tortoise and the Florida Box Turtle! Come learn about these two amazing critters and what makes them so unique!

Standards: SK.L.14.3, SC.1.E.6.1, SC.1.E.6.2, SC.1.L.14.1, SC.1.L.17.1, SC.2.N.1.1, SC.2.L.17.1, SC.2.L.17.2, SC.3.N.1.1, SC.3.L.15.1,SC.3.L.17.1, SC.4.E.6.3, SC.4.E.6.6, SC.4.L.16.3, SC.4.L.17.4, SC.5.L.17.1, SC.5.L.14

RegisterTo register for a program please email: info@crystalspringsfoundation.org to receive your link.

Activity Pack: Click here to download "Love Those Land Turtles' activity pack. In this pack you will find: Pre/post tests, answer sheet, standards, supplemental activities, and additional websites.