California Regional Environmental Education Community
Abby Sobrato Science and Sustainability Center at Walden West
- Offered in:
- Region 5
- Program Type:
- field trip, during school hours,
- The Abby Sobrato Science and Sustainability Center in Saratoga is a one-of-a-kind facility in Santa Clara County. Science programs accommodate groups of up to 90 students during day-long field trips that involve students in a unique blend of activities. Students rotate through three investigative stations where they explore the outdoors, participate in a hands-on inquiry-based science lesson and a sustainability-related lesson. These activities complement teachers' classroom lessons and are aligned to California Science Standards as well as support Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards.
- Topics covered:
- Air , Biodiversity, Ecology, Ecosystems, Energy and Transportation, Food Systems/ Agriculture/ Gardens, Human Health and the Environment, Population Dynamics, Resource Conservation and Waste Management, Sustainable Development, Water, Weather/ Climate/ Climate Change
- pre-K, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
- Aligned to the following CA Standards:
- Aligned to EEI units:
Walden West is a member of the Science by Nature collaborative, who assist with funding through a transportation fund.
$12 per student per program with a $250 minimum
For additional information visit: www.sciencebynature.org
- Additional Information:
- For more information call Michelle Carothers at (408) 573-3080 or email at email@example.com.
2013-2014 Program Brochure