Habitat Combination 

k and up 

The Habitat Combination is a multiple-exposure program that combines an in-class visit featuring live animals with a field trip to deepen students’ experiences and create opportunities for cross-cutting between concepts. There are four options that introduce students to different animals, their habitats, and how humans interact with them.

PROGRAM THEMES

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HUMAN IMPACT
HUMAN IMPACT

Human impact on the environment includes impacts on biophysical, biodiversity, and other resources.

BIODIVERSITY
BIODIVERSITY

BIODIVERSITY is the variety of life in a particular habitat/ecosystem.

FOOD WEB
FOOD WEB

Food Web is a series of organisms related by predator-prey and consumer-resource interactions. A system of interlocking food chains.

SCIENTIFIC METHOD
SCIENTIFIC METHOD

Scientific Method consists of principles and procedures for the systematic pursuit of knowledge involving the recognition and formulation of a problem, the collection of data through observation and experiment, and the formulation and testing of hypotheses.

ADAPTATION
ADAPTATION

Adaptation is Physical or Behavioral changes that helps one survive in their environment.

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Coastal Waters Combination k and up 

For the “Coastal Waters Combo” students compare ocean animals brought to the classroom, to the wildlife they discover during a visit to MSI’s bayside facility. This is a combination of our “Rocky Shore Inland Voyage” and “Shoreside” program.

Beach Combination 3rd and up 

The “Beach Combo” features animals adapted to survive above and below the sand, which students look for during their field trip to Pescadero Beach and its adjoining marsh. This is a combination of our “Sandy Beach Inland Voyage”  and “Marsh and Beach Expedition”.

Marsh Combination 3rd and up 

The “Marsh Combo” focuses on the birds, fishes, and invertebrates commonly found in marshes and mudflats which students visit in Pescadero. This is a combination of our “Marsh and Beach Inland Voyage” and “Marsh and Beach Expedition” .

Habitat Combination Program Forms and Information 

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