Field Trips for High School: Grades 9-12
NOTE TO TEACHERS: As of March 23, 2017, Elachee's field trip and outreach calendar is nearly booked through May 19, 2017. Please call 770-535-1976 for availability. We are accepting requests for summer and next fall.
Topic: Aquatic Studies
Lake Lanier Aquatic Study – Water Quality IndexIdeal for an AP Biology or Environmental Science class, students conduct nine (9) different tests aboard the Chota Princess II floating classroom to determine the overall water quality of Lake Lanier. Tests include dissolved oxygen, fecal coliform, pH, biochemical oxygen demand, temperature change, total phosphates, nitrates, turbidity and total solids. Limited to 30 students. GPS: SEV1-5; AKS: SCES_B-9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16 & 18 LEARN MORE
Telescopes to Go!Our expert astronomers will bring up to 8 telescopes to your school to conduct an unforgettable celestial tour of the evening sky. GPS: SAST1-4; AKS: SCAS_B-4-20 LEARN MORE
Pond Life IICollect and classify invertebrate and vertebrate animals, and conduct chemical tests in order to evaluate Chicopee Lake. Both 2-hour and 3-hour program options available. GPS: SEV1-5; AKS: SCES_B9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 18
Stream LifeUse nets to sample animal life and then chemically evaluate this cool and flowing habitat. Both 2-hour and 3-hour program options available. GPS: SEV1-5; AKS: SCES_B9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 18
Back Country HikeJoin our skilled and experienced staff on a 2- or 3-hour fun and educational trek along the back trails of the Chicopee Woods Nature Preserve. We’ll design an outdoor experience for your students that will more than meet your instructional objectives. 60-student maximum. GPS & AKS: Based on teacher’s program selection.