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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:
Fee required
$12 per student per program with a $250 minimum
Walden West is a member of the Science by Nature collaborative, who assist with funding through a transportation fund.
For additional information visit:
Additional Information:
For more information call Michelle Carothers at (408) 573-3080 or email at
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sustainability_center_school_flyer2013dd3_1_.pdf 2013-2014 Program Brochure
Program Offered in upcoming months
(please submit a Request for Information or email/call provider directly to schedule):
  • September 2016
  • October 2016
  • November 2016
  • December 2016
Provided by

Walden West

Will add later

408 573-3050