EXPLORE THE ESTUARY:
TEKS Covered: 112.12 (a) 1-4, (b) 1, 2ACD&E, 3B&C, 4, 5A, 9A&C, 10A&B
Equipment used: hand lenses, collecting nets, field journals, discovery hoops
Vocabulary: living, nonliving, environment, organisms, parts of plants, parts of animals
|1||Observation Hike||Take a short hike and use your senses to explore the environment around you.
|2||Pond Exploration||Make observations about the living and nonliving things you see and hear at the pond.|
|3||Insect Exploration||Use collecting nets, collecting jars, and hand lenses to investigate small critters, and draw your specimen.|
|4||Rock Exploration||Take some time to collect and sort the rocks by size, shape, color and texture.|
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