First Grade

howling-coyote-clip-art-clipartCoyote Tales

Learn about the natural history of this very adaptable animal through Native American coyote tales. Out of respect for Native American traditions, this program is only available from November through March.



Spider free icon 2Creature from Planet X

This introduction to the amazing arachnid family has plenty of spider surprises, so shhhh, keep the topic a secret from your students!



worm-icon_055899_256Exploring Earthworms

By looking at real, live earthworms, students will learn more about these amazing animals and their role in composting.



paper-icon_004299_128From Trees to Paper

Through storytelling and hands-on activities, students will learn the importance of trees, how they become paper, and why it is so important to recycle. Suggested follow-up field trip: “Recycling Center Tour.”



icon_040289_128Incredible Insects

Students learn the life cycle and body parts of these fascinating creatures through song and insect exploration. Suggested follow-up field trip: “Incredible Insects Field Trip”



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.



2eb8bd-recycle-sign-12Recycling Rules!

Students explore why recycling is so important and understand the basic rules of recycling in Flagstaff. Supported by the City of Flagstaff. Suggested follow-up field trip: “Recycling Center Tour”