Field Trips for 2nd and 3rd Graders

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COVID-19 preparedness protocol for all Elachee field trip school programs at Elachee’s Main Campus, Chicopee Lake and at River Forks Park for the LLALC program:

  • Program attendees will be required to wear face coverings to every reasonable extent during their program when indoors. Visiting Group Leader and/or other chaperones will be responsible for ensuring that this requirement is met.
  • Visiting Group Leader will be required to provide face coverings for all program attendees.
  • Elachee personnel are required to wear face coverings to every reasonable extent during the program when indoors.

Earth and Space Science

  • Seeing Stars for 2nd Grade

    Study the size and brightness of stars, constellations, the seasons, moon phases and more through a virtual program in Starlab, Elachee’s portable planetarium. GSE – S2E1, S2E2; AKS S2-B 
    PROGRAM FORMAT: Interactive Distance Learning

Life Science

  • Elachee Rocks!

    Enjoy a jam-packed, hands-on investigation of the rocks and minerals of Georgia. GSE – S3E1, S3E2; AKS – S3-B 
    PROGRAM FORMATS: Elachee Field Trip, Elachee in Your Classroom

  • Habitat is Home

    Delve into Georgia’s major habitats and the characteristics of the plants and animals that live in each. GSE – S2L1, S3L1, S3L2; AKS – S2-D, S3-D 
    PROGRAM FORMATS: Elachee Field Trip, Elachee in Your Classroom Outreach, Interactive Distance Learning

  • Life Cycles

    Explore the life cycles of frogs, honeybees, butterflies and other animals in the classroom and along the trails of the Chicopee Woods, and see how a variety of woodland plants go through seasonal changes.GSE – S2L1, S3L1; AKS – S2-D, S3-D 
    PROGRAM FORMATS: Elachee Field Trip, Elachee in Your Classroom 
  • Pond Life

    Use nets to collect a variety of aquatic animals at Chicopee Lake, then hike the trails to identify features that allow animals and plants to live in or around this habitat. Both 2-hour and 3-hour program options available. GSE – S2L1, S3L1, S3L2; AKS – S2-D, S3-D 
    PROGRAM FORMAT: Elachee Field Trip

Interdisciplinary

  • Lessons from the Cherokee

    Explore the culture, contributions and history of North Georgia’s most influential Native American tribe. GSE – SS2H2, 2G1, 2G2 
    PROGRAM FORMATS: Elachee Field Trip, Elachee in Your Classroom Outreach, Interactive Distance Learning