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Environmental Education

LEEP Into School

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Lutherlyn's renowned Environmental Education Program comes to your school!

The LEEP staff has developed in-school activity modules for children in pre-school through second grade. All of the modules include hands-on experiences with real (but not live) animal specimens from Lutherlyn's Eberly Environmental Education Center, games, stories, and the knowledge of the LEEP staff members. The activities are based on state standards for primary and early childhood education.

In addition, the LEEP Staff can work with teachers to bring many of the activities in the Program Options Guide into the classroom or onto the school grounds for grades 3 through 5. Teachers simply need to discuss what indoor and outdoor resources are available for use when registering for a program and the LEEP Staff will design a unique experience for their classes.

The LEEP staff offer these traveling programs for the months of November through March. Please contact the LEEP staff for more information.

Pre-K through Second Grade Activities

Use Your Senses
There is so much more to the natural world than most people preceive. This activity allows students to actively use their fingers, eyes, and noses to explore the world around them.

Flying Animals
Is a bat a bird? What makes an insect, an insect? Students will discover the differences between some common flying animals and what makes them unique.

Animals in Winter
All animals need food, water, and shelter in the winter. This activity will help students explore what some common animals do to survive during the cold months of the year.

Extreme Adaptations
Students will get a chance to discover the extreme, wacky, or odd changes that some Pennsylvania animals developed in order to survive.

LEEP Billy Bluejay

Details Price: $75.00 for each 45-60 minute activity plus $0.50 per mile for travel

Group Size: Activities are designed for individual classroom groups

The LEEP Animals: For twenty years, LEEP has used professionally preserved wild animals to give students a hands-on experience with wildlife. These animals were not killed to become teaching tools. Most were hit by cars or died for natural causes. Taxidermists have professionally mounted these animals to be used for education. Why not live animals? Mounted animals can be handled and touched safely by children, they don't bite, and they don't make a mess!

Please Contact the Lutherlyn Environmental Education Office - some program discounts may be available.

LEEP Micah Skunk