This spring, come out to Miracle Beach Provincial Park for some amazing outdoor learning opportunities!Discover some of the fascinating intertidal life on the beach, learn what it’s like to be a salmon, or observe the slimy trails of the Miracle Beach slugs.We have something fun to fit in with any class’s curriculum!
These 1 hour and fifteeen minute programs are offered in June 2013.
There is no government funding for these programs so we are asking groups to make a minimum $50.00 donation but would appreciate a larger donation if you are able. These donations go directly toward trying to offset the cost of offering these programs. Your support will ensure the continued availability of these programs in the future.
Put your thinking caps on! We are going to challenge you to solve the mysteries of our Miracle Beach Mammals. Sort out clues and discover the adaptations of some of the furry friends you may encounter on a visit to Miracle Beach Provincial Park. Minimum $50.00 donation per class
2. Intertidal Zone Dicular - Ahead! (grades K-4)
Life's a beach! It's not easy being intertidal, and if you're living in the intertidal zone, you better have some AMAZING adaptations to survive. Your students will see how intertidal creaturesare well suited for life on the beach. Be prepared to get wet feet! Minimum $50.00 donation per class
3. The Slippery Slimy Slug Shuffle (grades K-4)
What would we do without decomposers? The forest would not be happy! Join us as we "break it down" with one of our favourite slimy friends, the slug and see just how many slugs ther are in Miracle Beach Provincial Park! Prop talk, exploration, observation & more! Minimum $50.00 donation per class
4. Beach BioDiversity (grades 4-8)
This program is more in-depth than "Intertidal zone ahead" and introuduces the concept of taxonomy and classification while focusing on the diversity of life in the intertidal zone. Don't miss out on an exploration into the habitats and communities of our intertidal ecosystems. Minimum $50.00 donation per class
5. Who Whants To Be A SALMON Heir? (grades 4-12) NEW
Your students will love our park "Game Show" and will see if they have what it takes to compete against our silvery skinned friends in the life-cycle of the Pacific Salmon. From egg to spawning adult, students will take on the challenges faced at each stage of a salmon's life cycle with a few humorous twists. Learning has never been this much fun!! Minimum $50.00 donation per class
6. Salmon Forest (grade 4-12) NEW
Can you imagine a tree eating a salmon? Discover the secrets of our diverse costal rainforest and how it depends on healty populations of salmon returning to their home rivers. Learn about the connection between plants, bears, songbirds, insects, and dabble in concepts of nutrient cycling and forest ecology. Minimum $50.00 donation per class