2020 Nature School
Nature School compliments online school programs, parent led homeschooling, and child directed learning for grades 1st – 5th.
Although we are not a formal school, enrollment follows the Corvallis public school calendar.
Nature School benefits students through:
small class sizes and mixed age groups
experienced educators and a place-based learning environment
nature based content across the curriculum (math, reading, writing, geography, art)
child-centered learning practices designed to meet state level and national sustainability standards.
Science: Classification, survival needs of local wildlife species
Technology: GPS devices, Water quality testing, Soil ph, oxygen and compaction testing Mapping and connecting open space.
Engineering: Creating habitat, Building habitat features like nest boxes and water pools, and habitats for clean water solutions
Art: Create wildlife habitat signs and build habitats for wildlife including nest boxes and clay rock water pools
Math: Surveys of local species, population graphs, classification percentages,Plot samples, and plant spacing