SCIENTIFIC ADVENTURES !

SCIENTIFIC ADVENTURES at The Learning Farm!

FIVE UNIT- IN DEPTH STUDY OF THE ANIMALS AT THE FARM!

Next Session To Be Announced



UNIT 1- Circulatory System:  Use stethoscopes to compare and graph the various animals heart rates found on the farm. How are the animals systems different and the same? Observe a real animal heart and learn the structures, function and blood flow.

Offered:


  cost $30 per class

 

UNIT 2- Digestive Systems:  Compare and contrast the variety of digestive systems on the farm. Explore the differences in teeth between all of the animals on the farm. ( carnivores, omnivores, herbivores) Make cheese with coagulant that originally came from a baby goat stomach.

Offered:

  cost $30 per class

 

UNIT 3- Nervous System: Sight, hearing, taste, brains. The farm animals vary in their natural abilities. Did you know sheep do not show pain? Make jewelry out of fish ear bones!

Offered:

  cost $30 per class

 

UNIT 4- Skeletal & Muscular Systems:  Dissect a chicken wing and identify the structure and functions of ligaments, tendons, muscles and bones. Identify and compare cloven hoofed animals at the farm. Learn where the various cuts of meat are taken from on the animals. End the lesson with a chicken dance!

Offered:

  cost $30 per class

 

UNIT 5- Respiratory System: Compare the different respiratory systems of all the animals on the farm. Did you know chickens don't have diaphragms? Make a lung model which simulates the lungs!

Offered:

Wednesday, April 3rd: 4pm-5:30pm

 cost $30 per class

 


 

Instructor Heather Callens is a state certified science teacher with

her masters degree in science and thirteen years experience

teaching high school science! Her enthusiastic,

creative approach to science reveals her love for

the subject. We are blessed to have her visiting in

Anchorage and we are thankful she has an interest

in helping expand our farm programs.


 

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