Cochran Mill Nature Center

Educational programs at Cochran Mill Nature Center focus on hands-on discovery, and exploration of the natural world. Visiting groups can meet all sorts of animals, like reptiles, birds of prey, insects, and bats, and learn their roles and interactions with humans, and predators. Learners can magically transform into a water molecule and journey through the water cycle. Embark on an ecology hike, identify trees, and discover the food chain through fun games. Day trips are also available, where groups can participate in the H20lympics, canoeing, and fishing! 


Contact Info:
Address: 6300 Cochran Mill Road, Palmetto, GA 30265. Fulton County. Tel: 770-306-0914. Web: www.cochranmillnaturecenter.org. Hrs: Mon.-Sat. 9AM-5PM. 

Trip Info:
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities, Guided Tours. 
 
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Environmental Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Environmental Science. 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Nature Exploration Lesson Plan

One single tree can provide the oxygen required for two human beings and over 8,000 sheets of paper. Nature centers and state parks provide a hands-on environment to discover facts about native plants and animals, as well as ways to preserve these natural resources.... Continue