School Science Fairs
Open House Events
Great American Teach-In Day
Fort De Soto Park:
Environmental studies include tours along the beach shoreline and coastal hammock, study of live benthic species in touch tanks, water conversation activity (environscape) and the affects of marine debris. Fourth graders visit the historic fort.
A sack lunch is enjoyed before returning to school.
Student Thank You Letters
Weedon Island Preserve:
The school trip begins with an interpretive hike along a boardwalk through the coastal wetlands, followed by a classroom hands-on archeological study of ancient artifacts found at Weedon Island.
- A tour of the museum and prehistoric canoe exhibit is followed by a picnic lunch.
- Free transportation provided for all field trips.
- Total student participation from 2011-2015, approximately 1500 students and 170 teachers and chaperones.
Emma Mason, Education Program Coordinator