Nature School Field Trips

3 children in blue school uniform shirts react to a hands-on display at Audubon Louisiana Nature Center

Nature School Field Trips provide engaging opportunities to give your students an enhanced learning experience while visiting the Nature Center. Audubon’s phenomenon-based programs are aligned with state science standards and are designed for the equity of all students.

All programs are also available for homeschool groups of 10 or more students.

Wetland Dissections (ALL ages; maximum 30 students per session) - Animal adaptations aren’t just on the outside! Expose your students to the exciting world of anatomy without the mess and odor it leaves in your classroom. Our trained instructors will guide your class through the dissection of an animal specimen. The type of specimen dissected will depend on the class grade level. (60-90 minutes per session)

NEW! What’s in Your Water? (PreK-5th grades; maximum 20 students per session) - Take a trip to a secret overlook and dip your toe, er, net in! Participants will have a chance to observe macroinvertebrates and other aquatic critters in this outdoor/indoor program. (60 minutes per session)

Water Wonders (6th-12th grades; maximum 30 students per session) - Ever wonder why the water is brown in Louisiana? Let’s dive in! to water quality testing that is. This outdoor program seeks to inspire young scientists and promote stewardship through awareness that local environments function as part of a larger, connected ecosystem. (60 minutes per session)

Group Size: Depending on the selected lesson, 20-30 is the maximum number of students per session. Maximum 2 sessions offered per day.
Time: Session times vary and can start as early as 9:30 AM on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays.
Cost: $4.00 per student, except for Wetland Dissections which are $6.00 per student. There is no charge to enter the Nature Center.

For more information about Nature Schools, please contact Stephanie Smith or call (504) 378-2639.

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