This is a 13-lesson environmental science curriculum about vernal pools designed for 4th- and 5th-graders. It includes three binders: the Teacher’s Manual, Critter Catalog, and Flower Facts. This program is used by numerous Sacramento County school districts and focuses on the Mather Field vernal pools in eastern Sacramento County.
We are pleased to offer this curriculum to anyone wishing to use it for educational purposes. So that we may continue to improve and track the use of our curriculum, please fill out this brief form. Upon completion, you will be taken to the download page. Splash will not share your contact information with anyone.
In this entertaining ten-minute video, Professor X. Plorer introduces viewers to the many wonders of vernal pools. The video should be shown in the classroom to help orient students before they dive into the Splash Elementary Curriculum.
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Mr. Toad was dropped off at an area pet shop after having been in captivity for many years. When wild animals are kept in captivity for so long, they often lose their ability to survive in the wild, so Mr. Toad found a permanent home at Splash…