4th Grade Programs

Energy and Natural Resources: Power Generation

In this program, students will explore how we generate electricity and learn about the trade-offs, including the environmental impacts of wind, water, and solar energy. NGSS Program.

Total time for each classroom: 90 minutes

Classroom kits: Solar Power; Hydroelectric Power; Wind Power; Natural Gas Power; Power Generation: Intro and Conclusion

 

Earthquake Geology*

In the Earthquake Geology program, students will explore how earthquake movement creates the land patterns they see in this area, map the San Andreas Fault, and design their own earthquake safe structures. NGSS Program. *Field Trip option available.

Total time for each classroom: 90 minutes

Classroom kits: Engineering Safe Structures; Mapping the San Andreas; and Shaping the Land

Field Trip option: Los Trancos Open Space Preserve
Los Trancos Site Guide
Los Trancos Map