First Grade

Tree Cycles
60 minutes

Students will explore the living and non-living things found throughout the various habitats of Dunwoody Park. By participating in a variety of activities such as a tree life cycle scavenger hunt and a plant survival game, students will experience how and why trees change during the seasons of the year.
Meets GSE S1L1.

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Millkweed to Monarchs
60 minutes

Do you know what Milkweed plants need to survive?  Students will discover through a game what Milkweed plants and other pollinator plants need to survive.  The Milkweed plant is a very important plant for the Monarch butterfly.  Students will tour our Butterfly Garden understanding the needs of both the Milkweed plant and Monarch butterfly.
Meets GSE S1L1.

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Plant Parts
60 minutes

What makes a plant a plant? What is the inner structure of a tree? Complement your classroom learning with this hands-on, STEM-based field study of plants in Dunwoody Park. Students will learn about the needs of all plants, identify plant parts and their functions, and review photosynthesis. Meets GSE S1L1.

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