The Marsh-ians Have Landed: A Pond Study
|Bookable Type(s)||Half Day Field Study Full Day Field Study|
|Location||local riparian area|
|Contact This Presenteremail@example.com / 250-226-6757|
About the Program
Discover an exciting underwater world of aquatic life in a pond near you. Fascinating facts and amazing activities will be used to make you bug-wise and discover another world filled with creatures beyond your imagination.
This is a field study, bussing may be necessary. For these outings students will need to dress appropriately for the season, with proper footwear, bringing along a small backpack with water, snack and/or lunch.
About the Community Educator
Shannon Bennett has a Bsc in Earth Sciences and has been working in environmental education since the early 80's as a Park Naturalist in Alberta and BC Parks. She loves to inspire, engage, connect, and motivate students to discover and explore their wild local bioregions, to develop curiosity, knowledge, awareness and appreciation of where they live.
"Great outing! We really enjoyed the trip and the educator was fully prepared and super professional knowing many facts to share with all the kids." - Vanessa Bella
"Kindergarten kids love action and anything playful. They will remember parent helper Mark, dressed up as a Mayfly. They also enjoyed just finding the bugs in the pond and pouring water on the d watershed display to learn about water flow. The students, especially in the afternoon...., appreciate as much hands on learning they can get so while I gathered more information from Shanoon's presentation, the students were all about mucking about in the pond:)" - Wendy West
"See my email sent on June 20 to admin." - Catherine MacKinnon
"Very enthusiastic, knowledgeable, well-prepared and engaged all students." - Cheryl Makeiv
"Sometimes there was a little bit too long of talk and too complicated for Kindergarten/grade 1, otherwise it was really great." - Carolyn Ziefflie
"She was fantastic and really bonded with the students immediately. She was very knowledgeable. She was well prepared and kind." - Kim Matson
"We loved our time with Shanoon! She is so full of knowledge that she is willing to share with kids of all ages and wonders. We loved the hands on exploration of the aquatic life and the fun games around the trail. It was a fantastic day of sunshine and learning!" - Vanessa Bella
"I always recommend Shanoon. I encourage other teachers to come along (3 were with us yesterday). Even our principal came out for part of the afternoon. 2 other teachers at my school have booked Shanoon’s watershed presentation for May and June of this year on my recommendation." - Denise Currie
"Shanoon is very knowledgeable about this world we live in! She was engaging and her enthusiasm around nature and insects and animals is totally contagious. My kids loved her!" - Kirsten Johnson