Phipps recommends:
Cornelian Cherry Dogwood

Pre-School through 4th Grade
(Adaptable Programs)

Worms: Our Composting Friends [PreK-5]

Meet our worms! Students will get to conduct a hands-on investigation to find out how a worm lives, eats, and moves. Using a worm composting unit, the class will explore the ingredients that make up a worm’s home, and the healthy soil that they create!

Standards:
PreK: 3.1a.5, 3.1a.8, 3.1a.9, 3.3a.2, 3.4c.1
Kindergarten: 3.1a.5, 3.1a.9, 3.3a.1 E&E 4.2.4.A,
E&E 4.2.4.B, E&E 4.2.4.D, E&E 4.3.4.A, E&E 4.3.4.C, E&E 4.6.4.A
S&T 3.1.3-4.A2, 3.1.4.A5, 3.3.3.A1

Tropical Treasures [PreK-8th]

Come discover the gifts that the rainforest provides, from chocolate and mangoes to rubber, chewing gum, and medicines! During this program, students will get a close- up view of rainforest plants and discover the treasures they produce.

Standards:
PreK: 3.1a.1, 3.1a.5, 4.9
Kindergarten: 3.1a.1, 3.1a.5, 3.1a.8, 4.2, 4.4, 4.9 E&E 4.2.7.A, E&E 4.2.4.B, E&E 4.2.4.C, E&E 4.4.4.C, E&E 4.6.4.A, E&E 4.6.7.A, E&E 4.8.4.C STE 3.1.3.C1, STE 3.3.3.A5

Butterflies [K-5th]

Come to Phipps to learn about caterpillars and butterflies! Moving through the lifecycle from egg to butterfly, this class will explore anatomy, metamorphosis, and the amazing ways that butterflies protect themselves from predators.

Standards:
Kindergarten: 3.1a.1, 3.1a.3, 3.1a.5, 4.6 E&E 4.6.4.A, E&E 4.7.4.A, E&E 4.7.4.B S&T 3.1.3-4.A2, S&T 3.1.3-4.A3, S&T 3.1.3-4.C2

Habitats [3rd-5th]

<p>Solve <em>The Mystery of the Missing Bananas </em>while learning about habitats and the ways plants and animals depend on each other in this class. <br /> <br /> Standards: <br /> 3rd:&nbsp;&nbsp;E&amp;E: 4.1.3.D; 4.1.3.F STE: 3.1.3.A2 R,W,S&amp;L: 1.1.3.B; 1.8.3.A</p> <p>4th: E&amp;E: 4.1.4.A; S4.B.3.1; 4.1.4.F STE: 3.1.4.A2 R,W,S&amp;L: 1.1.4.B; 1.1.4.C</p> <p>5th: R,W,S&amp;L: 1.1.5.B; 1.1.5.C</p>

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For more information or to schedule a program, please call the Phipps Education Department at (412) 441-4442 ext. 3925.