Second Grade


Through posters, stories, and real specimens, students will learn about bat characteristics and their importance in our local environment. Be aware of potential Native American cultural conflicts.



icon_038069_128Bird Brains

Explore the intelligence and natural history of local corvids (including ravens and crows). These common birds are actually very uncommon!



worm-icon_055899_256Exploring Earthworms

Learn more about these amazing animals and their role in composting by looking at real, live earthworms!  Students will also learn how to set up a school worm composting bin.



2eb8bd-bald-eagle-128Life of a Bald Eagle

Students learn about fascinating bald eagle adaptations and their history with humans.





Through games and imagery, students will discover mammal characteristics and the variety of mammals that live on the Colorado Plateau.




Reason for a Flower

Learn about flower parts and pollination by examining real flowers (when available). Concepts are reinforced through body motions and a story.



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”



2eb8bd-paper-bag-with-seeds-128Seeds on the Move

Through a story, real-life examples, and a game, students will learn how seeds are dispersed.