Living Classrooms of the National Capital Region

Living Classrooms of the National Capital Region provide interdisciplinary shipboard and land-based education programs that emphasize hands-on learning and build the skills students need to be successful. They offer several different programs at various locations. Bring your students on a field trip to one of the educational sites, such as Kingman Island or Camp Fraser, where they will be presented with unique opportunities to explore a local watershed, develop problem solving skills, and challenge themselves on low ropes courses and rock climbing walls. Their Shipboard STEM programs, will take your students aboard a historic boat to learn about water quality and local aquatic ecosystems. Living Classrooms will also come to your school to run supplemental environmental programming in your classroom or schoolyard.

Contact Info 
Address: 515 M Street SE, Suite 222, Washington, DC 20003. District of Columbia. Tel: 202-488-0627. Website: www.livingclassrooms.org/wrwework_ncr_environmental_education.php. Hrs: Vary.

Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Overnights, Guided Activities, Outreach. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Cost: Fee.

SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Environmental Studies, Science.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Environmental Science, 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