Fifth Grade

volcanoErupting Earth

Take a look at different types of volcanoes with an emphasis on northern Arizona. Suggested follow-up field trip: “Sunset Crater Volcano Tour”.

 

 

icon_038069_128For the Birds

Students are introduced to bird watching and sharpen their listening skills by identifying local bird calls!

 

 

shovel-recycle-sign-12Living within your Climate: From Pueblo Times to Modern Times

Sustainable living isn’t a new idea! Learn about sustainability through archaeology, focusing on northern Arizona. Suggested follow-up field trip: Wupatki or Walnut Canyon National Monuments.

 

 

2eb8bd-owl-128Midnight Hunters: Owls

Through hands-on activities and props, students will learn the importance of these hunters as well as their unique body adaptations for catching prey. Be aware of potential Native American cultural conflicts.

 

 

cattle-skull2Skulls

By using facial patterns, students will identify various local animal skulls. Be aware of potential Native American cultural conflicts.

 

 

2eb8bd-fog-night-128Starry Skies (1 hour)

Students will understand how the rotation and revolution of the earth affect the stars we see throughout the year. Students will also make their own Flagstaff star chart!

 

 

2eb8bd-recycle-sign-12Trash and the Three R’s

Students learn how to reduce waste, reuse materials, and recycle in Flagstaff. Supported by the City of Flagstaff. Suggested follow-up field trip: “Recycling Center Tour.”