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History
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Settling in Lake County
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Environmental
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    Programs presented at:
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Independence Grove
     Environmental
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Floating Classroom
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Reserve a program,
call 847-968-3321.

     Environmental
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At the Farm
          Programs presented at: Bonner Heritage Farm,
          Lakewood and Ryerson Woods



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Enviro-Patrol
    These hands-on conservation programs offer an engaging approach to
    environmental education. Presente...
Explore the Fort
          Fort Sheridan Online Curriculum
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LakeCountySpecies.org
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Scout Programs
         These programs are designed to aid
         completion of scout badge requirements, but
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Boy Scouts                                           Junior Girl Scouts
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Registration
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  1. 1. History Programs Environmental educ at ion – Programs Address Illinois Lea rning Standards and Individual Curricu lum – Can be Customized to Meet You r Needs – Convenient Locations - Affordable learning - In-School Programs Too! Lake County Forest Preserves www.LCFPD.org
  2. 2. Table of Contents d History Education ���������������������������������������4 – 6 d Environmental Education ���������������������� 7 –11 In-School Programs �������������������������������12 –13 Farm Programs ������������������������������������������������14 d Winter d Enviro-Patrol�����������������������������������������������������15 NEW! Fort Sheridan���������������������������������������16 Discounts Leave No Child Inside �����������������������������������16 Watch for programs marked Online, Free Image Resource����������������������17 with a snowflake d� Classroom Tools ����������������������������������������������17 These programs have a Scout Programs �����������������������������������������18-19 25% winter discount during Calendar Index ����������������������������������������20 –22 December, January and February� Registration ������������������������������������������������������23 GAME PLAn You come to us, our plan for school programs We come to you. In-School Programs, 4 Address Illinois State Learning Standards Pages 12 - 13 4 Customize to Fit Your Needs 4 Offer Hands-On Learning 4 Feature Experts, Local Historians and Naturalists 4 Incorporate Science, Social Studies, History and Language Arts 4 Design Programs to Fit Your Grade/Age Level 4 Offer Convenient Locations and Schedules to Minimize Bus Transport 4 Affordable Programs
  3. 3. VAN PATTEN WOODS Gelden Rd BONNER HERITAGE GRANT WOODS FARM GREENBELT & GREENBELT CULTURAL CENTER INDEPENDENCE GROVE OLD SCHOOL LAKEWOOD & LAKE COUNTY DISCOVERY MUSEUM WRIGHT WOODS RYERSON WOODS Revised 4-2007 EE&PA CTS Photo and Illustration Credits: ©Chip Williams, Kim Karpeles, Taylor Studios, Allison Lehnen and the Lake County Forest Preserves
  4. 4. History Programs presented at: the Lake County Discovery Museum At the Lake County Discovery Explore More - Native Americans Learn about Lake County’s earliest residents in this Museum, hands-on exhibits and interactive program� Discover how Native Americans met education programs unlock doors to their needs while living in harmony with the land� $38 ($76 non-residents), 30 people/group max past worlds� Addresses Learning Standards: 13B, 15C, 16A, 17C, 18C Reserve a program,call Age 4 – Grade 2: 30 – 45 minutes 847-968-3321. Explore More - Pioneers Explore the lives of 19th century pioneers after making the long trip west to Lake County� Learn how the lives of pioneer children differed from our lives today� $38 ($76 non-residents), 30 people/group max Addresses Learning Standards: 13B, 15B, 16A,E, 17,C,D, 18C Age 4 – Grade 2: 30 – 45 minutes Woodland Stories Storytelling and hands-on activities teach Native American traditions� Choose between How the Birds Got Their Feathers and Misho and the Animals, an active story especially for preschoolers� $38 ($76 non-residents), 30 people/group max Addresses Learning Standards: 4A, 16A,E, 18A Age 4 – Grade 2: 30 – 45 minutes Mastodon Mysteries Learn about animals that lived in Ice Age Illinois, including mastodons, mammoths and saber-toothed cats� Hands-on At the Lake County Discovery objects provide a look into the lives of these animals� End Museum, hands-on programs with a dig for bones! and thought-provoking exhibits $38 ($76 non-residents), 30 people/group max engage students in a wide variety of cultural and historical Addresses Learning Standards: 12A,B, 16A,E, 17B experiences. Grades 1 – 4: 30 – 45 minutes 4
  5. 5. Settling in Lake County To survive in the 19th century, Lake County settlers had to plan wisely� Students work in teams to prepare for a journey west to Lake County during the mid-1830s� $38 ($76 non-residents), 30 people/group max Addresses Learning Standards: 16A,D,E, 17A,C,D Grades 3 – 4: 45 minutes Fur Trade Secrets Experience bartering sessions at an 18th century trading post and learn about Native American and voyageur relations� $38 ($76 non-residents), 30 people/group max Addresses Learning Standards: Hands-on activities make learning fun and interactive. Our programs, Native Americans and Early Lake County Pioneers are available as either a field trip or 13B, 15A,D, 16C,E, 17,C,D, 18B an in-school program. See our list of in-school programs on pages 12 –13. Grades 3 – 4: 45 minutes Geography Challenge Native American Lifestyles After reviewing geography skills, students read road maps, Take a comprehensive look at the lifestyles of Native identify Illinois’ geographic features, and locate where Americans living in Lake County during the 17th and 18th historical events took place in Lake County� centuries� Students learn about food, clothing, shelter, tool $38 ($76 non-residents), 30 people/group max construction, trading and more in this jam-packed program� Addresses Learning Standards: 16A, 17A,B,C,D $38 ($76 non-residents), 30 people/group max Grades 3 – 4: 45 – 60 minutes Addresses Learning Standards: 15D, 16A,E, 17A,B,C, 18C Lake County Pioneers Grades 3 – 5: 45 minutes Explore topics from spinning and soap-making to pioneer chores as you learn about Lake County’s first pioneers� Archaeology Field School $38 ($76 non-residents), 30 people/group max A surface walk and sand sifting teach student archeologists Addresses Learning Standards: how to uncover artifacts and piece together the past� 13B, 15B, 16A,E 17C,D, 18C $63 ($101 non-residents), includes special materials fee� Grades 3 – 4: 45 minutes 30 people/group max Addresses Learning Standards: A Place Called Illinois 11A, 13B, 16A, 17C Museum educators guide you as you explore the Grades 3 – 8: 1 – 1½ hours development of Lake County from glaciers to statehood in our Mall of History� $38 ($76 non-residents), 30 people/group max Addresses Learning Standards: 12B, 13B, 16E,D, 17A,B,C,D Souvenirs Too busy to stop at the Museum Store? Order a Grades 3 – 4: 45 minutes Memory Packet for each student in your group and provide a souvenir of their field trip experience� Pre- Prairie Partners made or custom packets will be waiting for you, just Discover secrets of the prairie by participating in a prairie order ahead and watch your students’ smiles grow� restoration activity� Learn how people and animals have lived To order, call 847-968-3321� in and taken advantage of the prairie’s wonders for centuries� - Mastodon Packets $1 ea $38 ($76 non-residents), 30 people/group max - Lakewood Packets $1.50 ea Addresses Learning Standards: - Explorer Packets $2 ea 12B, 13B, 16E,D, 17A,B,C,D Grades 3 – 4: 45 minutes 5
  6. 6. Civil War School Day History Programs presented at: the Lake County Discovery Museum and Greenbelt Cultural Center See history come to life as you join Civil War re enactors for a morning of artillery, cavalry, and medical demonstrations� Register early, this program books quickly� Lakewood Forest Preserve: May 7, 2008, 9:30 – noon $3 per person ($5 non-residents) Reserve a program, Addresses Learning Standards: 14C, 16A,D call 847-968-3321. Grades 6 – 8: 2½ hours Meet the Lincolns Celebrate Lincoln’s Birthday at the Discovery Museum and learn Illinois history with President and Mrs� Abraham Lincoln� $3 per person ($5 non-residents) February 4, 2008, 10 – 10:45 am, Grades 1 – 2 President Lincoln talks about growing up in a log cabin, his beard, his tall hat and what makes Mrs� Lincoln’s dress stand out like that! February 6, 2008, 10 – 10:45 am, Grades 3 – 4 History comes to life with Hear about good citizenship, the importance of education, our Civil War School Day, Day Meet the Lincolns and Meet respect for the law, and how Lincoln became President� Harriet Tubman programs. Addresses Learning Standards: 16A,B,D Grades 1 – 4: 45 minutes Meet Harriet Tubman Harriet Tubman’s moving performance educates students about slavery and the Underground Railroad� Greenbelt Cultural Center: February 6, 2008, 10 – 10:45 am Discovery Museum: February 14, 2008, Special Exhibits The Museum customizes history programs and arranges 10 – 10:45 am and 11 – 11:45 am tours of special exhibits for older students� $3 per person ($5 non-residents) Call 847-968-3321 to let us design a tour for you� Addresses Learning Standards: 16A,B,D, 18A,B Middle, Junior & High School Students Grades 4 – 8: 45 minutes SELF-GUIDED PROGRAMS Lake County Discovery Mall Detectives Home School Programs Museum Tours Students and chaperones use rhymes The Museum offers a series of programs Activity Books are available for two and clues to find objects in the Mall each year just for home schoolers� For of our permanent galleries, The Mall of History� A surprise awaits each information, call 847-968-3321� of History and Bringing the World detective as they try to find all of the All ages Home. For more information or to objects� order, call 847-968-3321� $25 ($40 non-residents), Grades 3 – 6 30 people/group max 6
  7. 7. Environmental Programs presented at: Ryerson Woods, Greenbelt Forest Preserve and other Preserves Nature field trips are offered Crane Chronicles at Greenbelt – AWARD WINNING d throughout the county, This unique multidisciplinary program takes a problem-based showcasing diverse ecosystems learning approach to combine science, social studies and language arts� Students become reporters investigating Lake and wildlife habitats� County crane populations and work in small groups at hands- on learning stations to prepare an angle on the story of natural Reserve a program,call and human history in Lake County� Students then sum up their findings in a feature story� This program is held exclusively at our Greenbelt Cultural Center near Waukegan� 847-968-3321. $150 ($210 non-residents) Materials fee, $1/child, 60 people/group max Addresses Learning Standards: 3B,C, 4A, 5A,C, 10A,B, 11A, 12B, 13B, 16A,E, 18B Grades 4 – 6: 2 hours Prairie Sampler at Old School Learn why Illinois is called the “Prairie State�” Explore Old School Forest Preserve near Libertyville to discover the special qualities of prairies� Examine plants to learn how sun, wind and water affect prairies and their wildlife� Students get a chance to become prairie plants as they undergo a year of restoration and learn why fire is vital� Grade 3: $38 ($76 non-residents), 20 people/group max – 8 min Grades 4 – 8: $48 ($86 non-residents), 20 people/group max – 8 min Addresses Learning Standards: 11A, 12A,B,E, 17B Grade 3: 1 hour Grades 4 – 8: 1½ hours Pond Study at Wright Woods Use nets to catch tadpoles, snails, and dragonfly nymphs� Budding scientists work with microscopes and dichotomous keys to examine their catch and analyze the pond’s health� Crane Chronicles puts students in the role of reporters $48 ($86 non-residents), 20 people/group max – 8 min chronicling the migration routes of cranes. This multi- Addresses Learning Standards: 11A, 12A disciplinary program combines science, social studies and language arts. Grades 4 – 12: 1½ hours 7
  8. 8. Environmental Programs presented at: Ryerson, Greenbelt and other Preserves Touch of Nature v Reserve a program, Students use their senses to make outdoor discoveries looking for colors in the rainbow, reaching into mystery boxes to feel objects, or focusing on the sights, sounds, call 847-968-3321. smells and textures of the forest� Most of all, students learn that nature is fun! $38 ($76 non-residents), 20 people/group max – 8 min Addresses Learning Standards: 11A, 12B,C Age 4: 45 minutes Grades K – 2: 1 hour Reptiles and Amphibians d Eeekk! It’s slimy and slithery — or is it? Students compare and contrast reptiles and amphibians through hands-on Homes v d activities, and then meet live local critters up-close� Take a hands-on look at different animals’ homes and learn $48 ($86 non-residents), 20 people/group max – 8 min that like people – animals use homes to provide shelter, Addresses Learning Standards: 11A, 12A safety and a good place to raise a family� Then it’s into the Grades 4 – 6: 1½ hours woods to search for burrows, nests, holes and more� $38 ($76 non-residents), 20 people/group max – 8 min Addresses Learning Standards: 11A, 12B Maple Syruping at Ryerson Woods Age 4: 45 minutes Grades K – 2: 1 hour A Springtime Tradition – AWARD WINNING Students learn how trees turn water, sunlight and air into sap� Then it’s into the sugarbush to practice drilling and Mammals v d watch the sap flow� A stop at the evaporator shows how sap We’re mammals, but what does that mean? We’ll look at becomes syrup� Everyone gets a chance to compare sap and pelts and skulls to learn similarities and differences between taste real Ryerson Woods maple syrup� everything from bats to beavers� Then we’ll go outside to Age 4 – Grade 6, $53 ($91 non-residents), look for animal tracks and signs of how mammals survive the includes materials fee, 20 people/group max – 8 min coldest winters� Grades 7 – 12, $63 ($101 non-residents), Grades K – 2, $38 ($76 non-residents), includes materials fee, 20 people/group max – 8 min 20 people/group max Addresses Learning Standards: 12A, 17A Grades 3 – 12, $48 ($86 non-residents), Age 4 – Grade 6: 1 hour Grades 7 – 12: 1½ hours 20 people/group max Addresses Learning Standards: 11A, 12A Grades K – 2: 1 hour Grades 3 – 12: 1½ hours SELF-GUIDED PROGRAM Maple Syruping at Ryerson Woods Give students a taste of the syrup-making process from start to finish� Every student has a chance to practice drilling holes, see sap collecting in buckets and taste fresh Ryerson Woods maple syrup� $25 ($50 non-residents), Includes materials fee 20 people/group max – 8 min, up to four groups at once Addresses Learning Standards: 12A, 17A Age 4 – Grade 12: 1 hour 8
  9. 9. Web of Life v “When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.” – Naturalist John Muir To learn the unity of natural life, students work in teams to build food webs with pelts, skulls and artifacts� Explorations show what living things need to survive� The living web activity demonstrates how even the smallest influences are felt throughout the web� $48 ($86 non-residents), 20 people/group max – 8 min Addresses Learning Standards: 11A, 12B Grades 3 – 6: 1½ hours Predator/Prey v d Groundhog Day, offered at Ryerson Woods January 29 – February 1. Learn food chain basics with an outdoor simulation of predator and prey interactions� Dissect owl pellets to Groundhog Day d Can this furry friend forecast the weather or is he just determine what happens to prey� A face-to-face meeting sleeping? To know for sure, wake our human-sized with a live predator reveals its special role in nature� groundhog� After waking the groundhog, go indoors to learn $63 ($101 non-residents), Includes $15 material fee what’s true and false about groundhog life� 20 people/group max – 8 min $38 ($76 non-residents), 20 people/group max – 8 min Addresses Learning Standards: 11A, 12A,B January 29 – February 1, 2008 Grades 3 – 12: 1½ hours Addresses Learning Standards: 12A Age 4 – Grade 1: 45 minutes Insects & Spiders v There are more insects on Earth than all other animals combined� Look at the world through an insect’s eyes and Birds v d Learn what makes a bird a bird, take a close-up look at discover the differences and similarities between insects and feathers and discover what types of beaks are best for eating spiders� Netting and close-up observation allows students to different foods� Students take a look at bird study skins, and explore a variety of local insects and spiders� then head outdoors to listen and look� Grades 1 – 2, $38 ($76 non-residents), Grades 1 – 2, $38 ($76 non-residents), 20 people/group max – 8 min 20 people/group max – 8 min Grades 3 – 8, $48 ($86 non-residents), Grades 3 – 12, $48 ($86 non-residents), 20 people/group max – 8 min 20 people/group max – 8 min Addresses Learning Standards: Addresses Learning Standards: 11A, 12A,B 11A, 12A,B Grades 1 – 2: 1 hour Grades 3 - 12: 1½ hours Grades 1 – 2: 1 hour Grades 3 – 8: 1½ hours Programs marked with a snowflake have a 25% winter discount during December, January and February� v dates and locations Most of the programs listed on pages 8 through 10 are offered at Ryerson Woods near Deerfield� Programs marked with v are offered at other sites according to the following schedule: Grant Woods Greenbelt Lakewood Van Patten near Fox Lake near Waukegan near Wauconda near Wadsworth September 17 and 24, 2007 September 18 and 25, 2007 September 20 and 27, 2007 September 21 and 28, 2007 October 1, 2007 October 2, 2007 October 4, 2007 October 5, 2007 April 21 and 28, 2008 April 22 and 29, 2008 April 24, 2008 April 25, 2008 May 5, 2008 May 6, 2008 May 1 and 8, 2008 May 2 and 9, 2008 9
  10. 10. Independence Grove Environmental Programs presented at: & Van Patten Woods Greenbelt, Ryerson and other Preserves Gift of the Glaciers Journey through the past and develop a timeline of significant events� Investigate igneous, metamorphic Reserve a program, and sedimentary rocks; identify rock and fossil samples to determine their place in geological time, and explore call 847-968-3321. how water and ice formed the landscape of Lake County� Students apply knowledge by taking soil core samples and interpreting the results� Through data collection and field work, learn the continuing effects of glaciation� $96 ($134 non-residents), Three adults and 30 students max Winter Wonders d Addresses Learning Standards: 12D,E 17B,C Find out why snow is important, discover why animals don’t Grades 6 – 8: 4 hours need long underwear and learn what animals do in the winter� Then explore outside for signs of winter life� Fish - AWARD WINNING $38 ($76 non-residents), 20 people/group max – 8 min Over two-thirds of the world is covered with water, and in Addresses Learning Standards: 11A, 12A,E most of that water you’ll find fish� Students assume the role Age 4: 45 minutes Grades K – 1: 1 hour of fishery biologists, estimate fish populations (assessing predator-prey balance), determine the quality of habitat Seeds v d for fish production, learn to identify a variety of species, Take an up-close look at seeds� Discover their needs and how collect data from live fish and make recommendations on they develop into plants� By examining burrs, nuts and other lake management for optimal fish production� In addition to seeds, learn how seeds are dispersed� Find developing seeds Fish, take Lake Ecology (Page 11) to learn about abiotic factors and learn more about their needs with an outside walk� effecting the lake environment, or take Pond Study (Page 7) to $38 ($76 non-residents), 20 people/group max – 8 min learn about other aquatic life� Addresses Learning Standards: 11A, 12A $150 ($210 non-residents), Three adults and 45 students max Grades 1 – 4: 1 hour Addresses Learning Standards: 4A, 6B, 11A, 12,B, 13A,B Grades 7 – 9: 3½ hours Animal Adaptations v d What do playing dead and cheek pouches have in common? Winter Ecology d Both are adaptations animals use for survival� Students Discover first-hand how the natural world survives winter’s search for camouflaged animals during an outdoor walk� A stresses� Students explore the reasons for changing seasons� variety of animal skins show how well wildlife is suited for Then test the insulating value of fur, feathers and scales� its habitat� Outdoor activities illustrate unique behavioral Through a game, discover the challenges of meeting adaptations� individual energy needs to endure winter, and then go $48 ($86 non-residents), 20 people/group max – 8 min outside to search for signs of animals that are active in the Addresses Learning Standards: 11A, 12A,B winter and the strategies inactive creatures use to survive Grades 4 – 8: 1½ hours the cold� Because the program splits time spent inside and outside, students should dress accordingly� $48 ($86 non-residents), Three adults and 30 students max Programs marked with a snowflake have a 25% winter Addresses Learning Standards: 11A, 12B discount during December, January and February� Grades 4 – 6: 2 hours v Offered select dates and locations� See page 9� 10
  11. 11. Floating Classroom dates and locations Floating Classroom programs are primarily held at Independence Grove near Libertyville, but are also offered on Sterling Lake at Van Patten Woods near Wadsworth on these dates: September 17 – 20, 2007 May 5 – 9, 2008 Gift of the Glaciers is offered for grades 6 – 8. It is offered on select dates in October, November and March and the entire month of April. Lake Ecology – AWARD WINNING Paddle our 34-foot canoe and use specialized tools to collect water samples from the lake and do chemical tests� Examine soil around the lake, analyze how water moves through it and learn the implications for water quality� Next, visit our Enviroscape and learn the connection between land use and water quality� Students work as a research team to determine the health of the lake for plants and animals� Once you have taken Lake Ecology, learn how animals relate to the lake environment by taking Fish (Page 5) or Pond Study (Page 7)� $205 ($290 non-residents), Six adults and 45 students max Addresses Learning Standards: 4A,B, 6B, 11A, 12B, 13A, 17B,C, 21A, 22C Grades 6 – 12: 4 hours Lives of the Voyageurs – AWARD WINNING Go back to early Lake County as 18th-century French voyageurs lead activities on land and water� Discover why voyageurs traveled to Illinois in the 1740s and learn Not just a Canoe Ride their effect on natural and cultural development� Weather Forest Preserve education staff realize permitting, paddle our 34-foot canoe across the lake and the excitement and anticipation students back in time� and teachers feel when joining us for a 1 group: $140 ($200 non-residents) floating classroom program, but there are 2 groups: $150 ($210 non-residents) Must be concurrent� circumstances when it is unsafe to include the 3 groups: $205 ($290 non-residents) Must be same day� canoe portion of the program� In the event that 4 groups: $220 ($310 non-residents) Must be same day, canoe use has to be cancelled, staff is prepared two groups in the morning, two in the afternoon� with additional activities to present a complete Grades 4 – 7: Two adults and 16 students max education program� Grades 8 – 12: Two adults and 15 students max Addresses Learning Standards: We take pride in Lives of the Voyageurs and 4A, 13B, 16C,E, 17C, 21A Lake Ecology being much more than a canoe Grades 4 – 12: 1½ hours ride, and do not cancel the entire program� 11
  12. 12. In-School Programs R Our History and Environmental Education programs are packed and ready to travel� Programs are priced per day/per school building, and are designed for one classroom of students� In County: First Program: $60 Additional Programs: $40 Out of County: First Program: $80 Additional Programs: $55 History Woodland Stories TO GO! Pioneers TO GO! Learn Native American traditions with storytelling and Explore the lives of 19th century pioneers after making hands-on activities� Choose between How the Birds Got the long trip west to Lake County� Learn about the lives Their Feathers and Misho and the Animals, an active story of pioneer children and how they differed from your own� especially for preschoolers� Explore topics ranging from spinning to soap-making and try Addresses Learning Standards: 4A, 16A,E, 17C, 18A out pioneer chores� Age 4 – Grade 2: 30 – 45 minutes Addresses Learning Standards: 13B, 15B, 16A,C,E, 17,B,C,D, 18C Native Americans TO GO! Age 4 – Grade 4: 30 – 45 minutes Take a look at the lifestyles of Native Americans living in Lake County during the 17th and 18th centuries� Learn about Lake A Place Called Illinois TO GO! County’s earliest residents� Discover how Native Americans Explore the development of Lake County from the glaciers to lived in harmony with the land and met their needs for food, statehood as Museum educators guide you along the way� clothing, tool construction, and shelter� Addresses Learning Standards: Addresses Learning Standards: 12B, 13B, 16E,D, 17A,B,C,D 13B, 15C,D, 16A,B,C,E, 17A,B,C, 18A,C Grades 3 – 4: 45 minutes Age 4 – Grade 5: 30 – 45 minutes Settling in Lake County TO GO! Mastodon Mysteries TO GO! To survive in 19th century Lake County, settlers had to plan Learn about mastodons, mammoths, saber-toothed cats and wisely� Students work in teams to prepare for a journey west other animals that lived in Ice Age Illinois� Hands-on objects to Lake County during the mid-1830s� provide a look into the lives of these animals� End by piecing Addresses Learning Standards: 16A,D,E, 17A,B,C,D, 21B together a prehistoric skeleton puzzle� Grades 3 – 4: 45 minutes Addresses Learning Standards: 12A,B, 16A,E, 17B Grades 1 – 4: 30 – 45 minutes 12
  13. 13. Reserve a program, call 847-968-3321. Environmental Birds of Prey TO GO! Endangered Species TO GO! Could you see a mouse from a mile away? Reach speeds of 200 Lake County has more threatened and endangered species mph? Learn “who” can and discover other “tools of the trade” than any other county in Illinois� Explore why this is so and the of birds of prey� Get a close-up look at our resident birds of challenges of protected species, then take an up-close look at prey and learn their vital role in the food chain� protected species world-wide� Addresses Learning Standards: 12A,B Addresses Learning Standards: 12A,B Grades 3 – 8: 45 minutes Grades 3 – 8: 45 minutes Bats TO GO! The Voyageurs & Fur Trade TO GO! Discover the intriguing world of the only flying mammal� Be Enter the world of a 1740s fur trader and learn Lake County’s amazed at how bats hunt for mosquitoes in the dark� role in early fur trade� Students learn the sustainable lifestyle Addresses Learning Standards: 12A,B of Native Americans of Lake County and the role of voyageurs Age 4 – Grade 4: 45 minutes in changing the culture of indigenous peoples forever� Step back in time when paper money didn’t exist and written Spiders TO GO! communication was done without words� Spiders are not that creepy� After meeting our live tarantula, Addresses Learning Standards: students explore the secretive world of spiders� Body parts and 4A,B, 12C, 15A,B,C,D, 16C, 18C weird behaviors are featured in hands-on learning stations and Grades 4 – 8: 45 minutes group activities� Addresses Learning Standards: 12A,B Age 4 – Grade 4: 45 minutes Surviving Winter TO GO! Organisms are exposed to and influenced by five vectors of Butterflies TO GO! winter: Cold, Radiation, Energy, Wind and Snow� Discover how Learn what makes butterflies and moths different and how the natural world survives winter� Students explore the reasons these winged wonders survive by tricking predators as you for changing seasons and discover how plants and animals “fly” through a series of activities using preserved specimens� survive using four general strategies� For the finale, students get a chance to live the life of these Addresses Learning Standards: fragile animals as they experience metamorphosis first hand� 1C, 11A, 12A,B,C, 13A, 16C Addresses Learning Standards: 12A,B Grades 4 – 6: 45 minutes Age 4 – Grade 4: 45 minutes Geology: Throughout Time TO GO! Skulls TO GO! Geologic “time” is relative and usually beyond human Secrets about the lives of animals are hidden in their skulls� experience, but relative dating of rocks and fossils is an Learn to determine what these critters eat and how they essential technique for a geologist� Students develop a live their lives by examining our extensive skull collection� timeline of significant events in Earth’s history, and identify Hands-on and interactive stations help students uncover the rock and fossil samples to determine geological time� mysteries of these animals� Addresses Learning Standards: Addresses Learning Standards: 12A,B 11A, 12A,B,D,E, 16A, 17A,B,C Grades 5 – 8: 45 minutes Grades 6 – 8: 45 minutes 13
  14. 14. At the Farm Programs presented at: Bonner Heritage Farm, Lakewood and Ryerson Woods Be “udderly” amazed by the fun of farm life� Students roost on oversized nests, read “moo-ving,” fun stories, learn about the compost cycle at the outhouse and the power of the windmill at Bonner Heritage Farm� Farm programs also offered at the Farm Heritage Festival at Lakewood Forest Preserve near Wauconda and Ryerson Woods near Deerfield� Reserve a program,call 847-968-3321. SELF-GUIDEd Farm Heritage Festival at Lakewood programs Learn the county’s agricultural past at the annual Farm Heritage Farm Discovery at Ryerson Woods Festival� This popular event opens one day early for schools� Sheep Meet our live sheep, goats, chickens, turkeys herding, blacksmith demonstrations – and stops at the sawmill, and cows� Use puppets to distinguish farm threshing machine, tractors and engines are all part of the field trip� and wild animals, and food containers to Friday, September 21, 2007 9:30 – 11 am; 11:30 am – 1 pm learn what products come from farms� Note: $3 per person For our animals’ health, they are not always Addresses Learning Standards: 15D, 16A,E, 17A,B,C, 18C outside. Food provided for feeding animals. Grades 3 – 5: 1½ hours $20 ($40 non-residents), Includes materials fee Farm Forecasters at Bonner Heritage Farm 20 people/group max – 8 min, With a Bonner Farmer’s Almanac in hand, students learn how weather Up to three groups at once affects farmers’ daily lives� Students use instruments to measure Addresses Learning Standards: weather and plan for crops and livestock� 12A, 15C, 17C $63 ($101 non-residents), 30 people/group max Age 4 – Grade 2: 1 hour Addresses Learning Standards: 5D, 16A,E, 17A,B,C, 18C Grades 3 – 5: 45 minutes Bonner Heritage Farm Self Guided Tour Seasons on the Farm at Bonner Heritage Farm Explore life on the farm� Hands-on objects, Learn why farmers plant in the spring and harvest in the fall� Children activities, information sheets and a scaven- investigate different responsibilities on the farm by looking at what ger hunt help you explore the exhibits� needs to be done in each season� This object and activity based $20/group, ($40 non-residents) program examines historical farm life� 30 people/group max $63 ($101 non-residents), 30 people/group max Addresses Learning Standards: Addresses Learning Standards: 4A, 6D, 12B,E, 13B, 15C, 17C 4A, 12A, 17B Grades 1 – 2: 30 - 45 minutes Grades 2 – 5: 1 hour 14
  15. 15. Enviro-Patrol These hands-on conservation programs offer an engaging approach to environmental education. Presented at preserves throughout Lake County. Each program includes seasonal stewardship activities such as seed collecting, brush cutting and planting� Students use equipment such as field guides, GPS units, binoculars, hand lenses and microscopes to observe nature, collect data, and identify native and invasive species� The curriculum is based on Illinois State Learning Standards in the areas of science, social studies and language arts� Reserve a program,call 847-968-3321. Preservation Partners, Semester-Long Option Mighty Acorns – AWARD WINNING AWARD WINNING An Environmental Educator will make an introductory Explore, observe and study the diversity of life in a natural visit to your school, and then we’ll set out to a nearby area� Through two to three visits to a forest preserve, Forest Preserve for three visits that include environmental students observe, restore and learn to identify native and education, restoration and free exploration� invasive species� $300 per class, per year, 30 students/class max $150 per class, per semester, 30 students/class max Addresses Learning Standards: Addresses Learning Standards: 1B,C, 5A, 10A, 12B, 13B, 17C, 21A 1A,B,C, 3A, 4A, 12B, 13A,B, 19C, 21B Grades: 4 – 6 Grades: 9 – 12 Preservation Partners, Year-Long Option Enviro-Patrol Sampler AWARD WINNING Try out our hands-on conservation field trip through this Through five visits to a forest preserve, students gain an one-day sampler program� Session includes removal of appreciation for the environment by becoming stewards of invasive species, an activity on the importance of land the Earth� Students use GPS equipment and microscopes to management in maintaining habitat quality and exploration observe, collect data and identify native and invasive species� time looking for tracks and evidence of wildlife� $250 per class, per year, 30 students/class max $50 per class ($70 non-residents), 30 people/group max Addresses Learning Standards: 1A,B,C, 2B, 3B,C, 4A,B, November – March 5A,B,C, 7C, 10A, 11A, 12B, 13A,B, 16A,E, 17D, 19C, 21B Addresses Learning Standards: Grades: 7 – 12 4A, 12B, 13B, 17B, 19C, 21A Grades: 4 – 9: 2 hours 15
  16. 16. Explore the Fort Fort Sheridan Online Curriculum Visit: www.ExploreTheFort.org Educators can visit us online at www.ExploreThe Fort.org to access and download cross-curricular units that explore the history, people and ecology surrounding historic Fort Sheridan� Our free Educator’s Guide for middle school students is complete with 15 lessons plans, a 40-minute video documentary and supplementary materials� This is an interdisciplinary program with studies in social studies, science, history and language arts� We encourage a field trip to Fort Sheridan, but lessons do not require an in-person visit� The Fort Sheridan Curriculum is mapped to meet Illinois’ State Board of Education Learning Standards� To receive a copy,call 847-968-3321. Leave No Child Inside Join Chicago Wilderness and partners such as the Lake County Forest Preserves for this program to connect kids with nature and the outdoors. Research shows that access to nature is critical for healthy childhood development and addresses health issues such as attention deficit disorder� Plan to bring your class to a Forest Preserve and reap the benefits� Learn more about “Leave No Child Inside” supported by Chicago Wilderness and its partners at www.KidsOutside.info 16
  17. 17. LakeCountySpecies.org online, FREE image resource for teachers No charge, and it’s simple� Just log onto www.LakeCountySpecies.org, use the search engine and download images� Images are copyrighted, but may be used for any non-profit, educational, or non-commercial purpose, provided all reproductions have an appropriate credit and copyright notice� Fowler’s Toad, © John J� Mosesso/NBII Hairy Woodpecker, © Donna Dewhurst, US FWS Monarch Butterfly, © David Cappaert, www�forestryimages�org Classroom Tools These Harris Loan items are available to teachers for check-out. Provided by the efforts and partnership of The Field Museum and the Friends of Ryerson Woods. Borrow these exhibit cases for your classroom instruction� Thirty different cases (24” high, 22” wide, and 7” deep) are available for check-out� A pullout label on the side of each case provides basic information� Experience boxes containing portable collections of artifacts, replicas and specimens may also be borrowed� To reserve,call 847-968-3321. 17
  18. 18. Scout Programs These programs are designed to aid completion of scout badge requirements, but these programs are available to any group with interest. Reserve a program,call 847-968-3321. Tiger Scouts Webelo Scouts Let’s Go Outdoors Engineer Activity Geology Academic 20 people/group max – 8 min 16 people/group max – 8 min 20 people/group max – 8 min Various Preserves Discovery Museum Independence Grove Wolf Scouts Forester Activity 16 people/group max – 8 min Map & Compass Academic 20 people/group max – 8 min Your Living World Independence Grove Independence Grove 20 people/group max – 8 min Forester Activity (Self-Guided) Naturalist Activity Various Preserves 20 people/group max 20 people/group max – 8 min Bear Scouts Ryerson Woods Lakewood Independence Grove Ryerson Woods Sharing Your World with Wildlife Geology Activity Outdoors Man Activity 20 people/group max – 8 min 16 people/group max – 8 min 20 people/group max – 8 min Various Preserves Discovery Museum Various Preserves Soil & Water Conservation Independence Grove Readyman Activity 20 people/group max – 8 min 20 people/group max – 8 min Independence Grove Independence Grove 18
  19. 19. Boy Scouts Junior Girl Scouts Canoeing 20 people/group max – 8 min Collectors/Collecting 16 people/group max – 8 min Customized Independence Grove Van Patten Woods Discovery Museum Earth Connections Programs High Adventure 20 people/group max – 8 min 20 people/group max – 8 min In addition to Independence Grove these program designed spec s Independence Grove ifically to help Earth Connections (Self-Guided) earn badges, w scouts Van Patten Woods e’ll also custom 20 people/group max any of our educ ize Ryerson Woods ation program s on Brownie Girl Scouts Lakewood pages 4 – 11 to meet your need s� Animals Our History pr Folk Arts ograms offered Lake County D at the 20 people/group max – 8 min 16 people/group max – 8 min iscovery Museu are listed on pa m Independence Grove Discovery Museum ges 4 – 6, and Environmenta our Discovery Museum l Education pr Rocks Rock offered at a va ograms Building Arts 20 people/group max – 8 min riety of Lake Co Forest Preserve unty 20 people/group max – 8 min Independence Grove s are listed on 7 – 11� pages Discovery Museum Wildlife Earth and Sky To discuss cust 20 people/group max – 8 min omizing a prog or to register fo ram 20 people/group max – 8 min Independence Grove r a program, ca at 847-968-33 ll us Independence Grove Ryerson Woods 21� Eco-Explorer (Self-Guided) Small Craft Badge 20 people/group max – 8 min Guided Scout 20 people/group max – 8 min Programs are Independence Grove Independence Grove priced at $6 p er child Ryerson Woods Van Patten Woods ($8 non-residen ts)� Listening to the Past World Neighbors 20 people/group max – 8 min 20 people/group max – 8 min Self Guided Pro Discovery Museum grams are $20 Discovery Museum ($40 non-resid ents)� Outdoor Adventurer 20 people/group max – 8 min Cadette Girl Scouts Various Preserves Paddle, Pole, & Roll Plants 20 people/group max – 8 min 20 people/group max – 8 min Independence Grove Independence Grove Van Patten Woods Watching Wildlife 20 people/group max – 8 min Independence Grove Junior Girl Scouts earn the Collectors/Collecting badge by studying the Curt Teich Postcard Collection at the Lake County Discovery Museum. Brownie Girl Scouts Listen to the Past at the Lake County Discovery Museum. 19
  20. 20. Index Reserve a program call 847-968-3321. Sept Oct Nov Dec Feb Page History May Mar Jan Apr June July Archaeology Field School, Grades 3 – 8 F F G G F F F F 5 Civil War School Days, Grades 6 – 8 May 7, 2008 6 Explore More - Native Americans, Age 4 – Grade 2 F F F F F F F F F F F 4 Explore More - Pioneers, Age 4 – Grade 2 F F F F F F F F F F F 4 Fur Trade Secrets, Grades 3 – 4 F F F F F F F F F F F 5 Geography Challenge, Grades 3 – 4 F F F F F F F F F F F 5 Lake County Pioneers, Grades 3 – 4 F F F F F F F F F F F 5 Mastodon Mysteries, Grades 1 – 4 F F F F F F F F F F F 4 Meet Harriet Tubman, Grades 4 - 8 February 6 and 14, 2008 6 Meet the Lincolns, Grades 1 – 4 February 4 and 6, 2008 6 Native American Lifestyles, Grades 3 – 5 F F F F F F F F F F F 5 A Place Called Illinois, Grades 3 – 4 F F F F F F F F F F F 5 Prairie Partners, Grades 3 – 4 F F G F F F F 5 Settling in Lake County, Grades 3 – 4 F F F F F F F F F F F 5 Woodland Stories, Age 4 – Grade 2 F F F F F F F F F F F 4 Environmental Sept Oct Nov Dec Feb Page May Mar Jan Apr June July Animal Adaptations v d, Grades 4 – 8 F F F F F F F F G 10 Birds v d, Grades 1 – 12 F F F F F F F F G 9 Crane Chronicles d, Grades 4 – 6 F F F F 7 Fish, Grades 7 – 9 G F 10 Gift of the Glaciers, Grades 6 – 8 G G G G 10 Groundhog Day d, Age 4 – Grade 1 Jan 29 – Feb 1, 2008 9 Homes v d, Ages 4 – Grade 2 F F F F F F F F G 8 Insects & Spiders v, Grades 1 – 8 F G G G 9 Lake Ecology, Grades 6 – 12 F G G F G H 11 Lives of the Voyageurs, Grades 4 – 12 F G G F G H 11 Mammals v d, Grades K – 12 F F F F F F F F G 8 Maple Syruping, Age 4 – 12 F 8 Maple Syruping (Self-Guided), Age 4 – Grade 12 F 8 Pond Study, Grades 4 – 12 F G G G 7 Prairie Sampler, Grades 3 – 8 F G 7 Predator/Prey v d, Grades 3 – 12 F F F F F F F F G 9 Reptiles and Amphibians d, Grades 4 – 6 F F F F F F F F G 8 Seeds v d, Grades 1 – 4 F F F F F F F F G 10 Touch of Nature v, Age 4 – Grade 2 F F F F F G 8 Web of Life v, Grades 3 – 6 F F F F F G 9 Winter Ecology d, Grades 4 – 6 F F F 10 Winter Wonders d, Age 4 – Grade 1 F F F F 10 20
  21. 21. v available at various Preserves F available throughout the month G available during part of the month H available by special request d 25% Winter Discount (Dec, Jan & Feb) Sept Oct Nov Dec Feb Page May Mar Jan Apr June July In-School Programs Bats, Age 4 – Grade 4 F F F F F 13 Birds of Prey, Grades 3 – 8 F F F F F 13 Butterflies, Age 4 – Grade 4 F F F F F 13 Endangered Species, Grades 3 – 8 F F F F F 13 Geology: Throughout Time, Grades 6 – 8 F F F F F G 13 Mastodon Mysteries, Grades 1 – 4 F F F F F F F F F F F 12 Native Americans, Age 4 – Grade 5 F F F F F F F F F F F 12 Pioneers, Age 4 – Grade 4 F F F F F F F F F F F 12 A Place Called Illinois, Grades 3 – 4 F F F F F F F F F F F 12 Settling in Lake County, Grades 3 – 4 F F F F F F F F F F F 12 Skulls, Grades 5 – 8 F F F F F 13 Spiders, Age 4 – Grade 4 F F F F F 13 The Voyageurs & Fur Trade, Grades 4 – 8 F F F F F G 13 Surviving Winter, Grades 4 – 6 F F F F G 13 Woodland Stories, Age 4 – Grade 2 F F F F F F F F F F F 12 At the Farm Bonner Farm Tour (Self-Guided), Grades 2 – 5 F F F F F F F F F F F 14 Farm Discovery (Self-Guided), Age 4 – Grade 2 F F F F F F 14 Farm Forecasters, Grades 3 – 5 F F F F 14 Farm Heritage Festival, Grades 3 – 5 Sept 21, 2007 14 Seasons on the Farm, Grades 1 – 2 F F F F 14 Enviro-Patrol Mighty Acorns, Grades 4 – 6 F F F F F F F F G 15 Preservation Partners (Semester-Long), Grades 9 – 12 F F F F F F F F G 15 Preservation Partners (Year-Long), Grades 7 – 12 F F F F F F F F G 15 Enviro-Patrol Sampler, Grades 4 – 9 F F F F F 15 21
  22. 22. Index continued from page 21 v available at various Preserves F available throughout the month G available during part of the month H available by special request d 25% Winter Discount (Dec, Jan & Feb) Reserve a program call 847-968-3321. Sept Oct Nov Dec Feb Page May Mar Jan Apr June July Scout Programs Animals, Brownie Girl Scouts F F F F F F G H 19 Building Arts, Brownie Girl Scouts F F F F F F F F F F F 19 Canoeing, Boy Scouts F F F F G H 19 Collectors/Collecting, Junior Girl Scouts F F F F F F F F F F F 19 Earth and Sky, Brownie Girl Scouts F F G H 19 Earth Connections (Guided and Self-Guided), Junior Girl Scouts F F F F 19 Eco-Explorer (Self-Guided), Brownie Girl Scouts F G G F F 19 Engineer Activity, Webelos F F F F F F F F F F F 18 Folk Arts, Junior Girl Scouts F F F F F F F F F F F 19 Forester Activity (Guided and Self-Guided), Webelo Scouts F G G G H 18 Geology Activity, Webelo Scouts F F F F F F F F F 18 Geology Academic, Webelo Scouts F F F F F F F F F 18 High Adventure, Boy Scouts F F G H 19 Let’s Go Outdoors, Tiger Scouts F F F F F G H 18 Listening to the Past, Brownies F F F F F F F F F F F 19 Map and Compass Academic, Webelo Scouts F F F F F F 18 Naturalist Activity, Webelo Scouts F F F F F F F G 18 Outdoor Adventurer, Brownie Girl Scouts F F F F F F F G 19 Outdoors Man Activity, Webelo Scouts F F F F F G H 18 Paddle, Pole & Roll, Cadette Girl Scouts F F F G G 19 Plants, Brownie Girl Scouts F F F F F F F G 19 Readyman Activity, Webelo Scouts F F F F F F F F 18 Rocks Rock, Junior Girl Scouts F F F F F F F F 19 Sharing Your World with Wildlife, Bear Scouts F F F F F F F 18 Small Craft Badge, Junior Girl Scouts F F G H 19 Soil and Water Conservation, Bear Scouts F F F F F 18 Watching Wildlife, Brownie Girl Scouts F F F F F 19 Wildlife, Junior Girl Scouts and Cub Scouts F F F F F F F F G 19 World Neighbors, Junior Girl Scouts F F F F F F F F F F F 18 Your Living World, Wolf Scouts F F F F F 18 In addition to these programs designed specifically to help scouts earn badges, we’ll also customize any of our education programs on pages 4 – 11 to meet your needs� 22
  23. 23. Registration Making Reservations Special Needs It’s hassle-free� Reservations are taken by phone� Make Our programs can accommodate those with physical, visual reservations now through June 30, 2008� Plan early to help and hearing impairments, as well as ESL considerations and ensure you get a schedule that meets your needs� learning and behavioral disorders� Please let us know your Please have the following ready when you register: group’s special needs when you reserve your program� 4Program choice and location 4Date and time Hours 4Alternate date and time Hours for the Lake County Forest Preserves facilities are 4School address, phone and e-mail address listed below� Though the Museum opens to the public at 11 4Number of students and grade level am, group programs are available weekdays beginning at 4Names of teachers 9:30 am� Scout badge programs are offered weekdays and 4List of special considerations for your group weekends (special fees may apply)� 4Grant numbers where applicable For registration, call 847-968-3321� Confirmation of your program and lunch reservations (if applicable) should arrive in the mail within three weeks, along with specific General Public instructions pertaining to your visit� Satisfaction Guarantee and Cancellation Policy Your satisfaction is guaranteed� If you are dissatisfied with the quality of a program, let us know and we will apply credit toward another program or provide a refund� Should Hours a problem arise during the planning of your visit, one week’s notice is required to cancel a program without payment� Lake County Discovery Museum Mon – Sat: 11am – 4:30 pm Unique Lunch Spots Sun: 1 pm – 4:30 pm Ask us about reserving a picnic shelter for your group (be Access to Lakewood Forest Preserve is sure to book your program first)� The Discovery Museum available from 6:30 am to sunset daily� features indoor eating areas to accommodate various group sizes for a nominal fee� Ask about facilities when registering� Ryerson Woods Welcome Center Mon – Sat: 9 am – 5 pm While You’re With Us Sun: 11 am – 4 pm We strive to provide safe and enjoyable programs and Access to Ryerson Woods is available appreciate your assistance� We encourage all students from 6:30 am to sunset daily� and adults to participate� Chaperones are responsible for maintaining discipline, setting a good example and helping Independence Grove Visitors Center students stay focused on the program� Your comments help Daily 9 a�m� – 4:30 p�m�, us improve our offerings and your feedback is encouraged� unless otherwise posted Send us an email at forestpreserves@co.lake.il.us; call Access to Independence Grove Forest us at 847-968-3321; or write us at: Lake County Forest Preserve is available from 6:30 am to Preserves General Offices, 2000 N. Milwaukee Ave., sunset daily� Libertyville, IL 60048. 23
  24. 24. Lake County Forest Preserves www.LCFPD.org This eco-friendly catalog was printed with soy ink on 100 percent post-consumer waste recycled paper (100PCW) that is processed chlorine-free (PCF) and certified by the Forestry Stewardship Council (FSC). 08/04, 4M, SAD, HB Lake County Forest Preserves PRSRT STD Lake County Forest Preserves US POSTAGE www.LCFPD.org P A I D www.LCFPD.org PERMIT NO� 78 General Offices LIBERTYVILLE, IL 2000 N. Milwaukee Ave. Libertyville, IL 60048

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