Field Trips for 4th and 5th 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.

Aquatic Studies

  • Lake Lanier Aquatic Study

    During this Lake Lanier Aquatic Learning Center (LLALC) program, students will analyze and explore Georgia’s most important lake from the deck of the Chota Princess II floating classroom. GSE – S4L1, S5L4, S5P1, S5E1; AKS – S4-D, S5-B, C, D LEARN MORE 
    PROGRAM FORMAT: Lake Lanier Field Trip
  • We All Live Downstream

    Students will experience this dynamic 2-part program that combines a community watershed exploration at your school with our popular Lake Lanier Aquatic Learning Center (LLALC) program. GSE – S4L1, S5L4, S5P1, S5E1; AKS – S4-D, S5-B, C, D   LEARN MORE 
    PROGRAM FORMATS: Elachee Field Trip, Elachee in Your Classroom Outreach, Interactive Distance Learning

Earth and Space Science

  • Seeing Stars for 4th Grade

    Study the physical attributes of planets and stars, the earth, solar system and moon phases in Starlab, Elachee’s portable planetarium. GSE – S4E1, S4E2; AKS – S4-B 
    PROGRAM FORMAT: Interactive Distance Learning

Life Science

  • Eat or Be Eaten

    Explore behaviors and adaptations of animals and plants that play essential roles as producers, consumers and decomposers in an ecosystem. Discover real world food chains and webs by seeing how energy flows through the Chicopee Woods. 
    GSE – S4L1; AKS – S4-D 
    PROGRAM FORMATS: Elachee Field Trip, Elachee in Your Classroom Outreach, Interactive Distance Learning

  • Exploring the Animal Kingdom

    Classify vertebrate animals through activities in the classroom and along the trails of the Chicopee Woods. GSE – S5L1a; AKS – S5-D 
    PROGRAM FORMATS: Elachee Field Trip, Elachee in Your Classroom
  • Pond Life

    Use nets to sample, identify and classify a variety of Chicopee Lake’s aquatic animals, then enjoy a discovery-filled hike to see how changes in this environment have affected the habitat’s energy flows, food webs and the roles and adaptations of this community’s organisms. Both 2-hour and 3-hour program options available. GSE – S4E3, S4L1, S5E1, S5L1, S5P1; AKS – S4-D, S5-B, D 
    PROGRAM FORMAT: Elachee Field Trip

  • Stream Life

    Catch and classify aquatic vertebrate and invertebrate animals, then conduct chemical tests to evaluate the streams of the Chicopee Woods. Both 2-hour and 3-hour program options available. GSE – S4E3, S4L1, S5E1, S5L1, S5P1; AKS – S4-D, S5-B, D 
    PROGRAM FORMATS: Elachee Field Trip, Interactive Distance Learning