Sandlapper Society

1st - 2nd Grade School Programs

As Different As Night & Day

Night owl or early bird? Animals act differently in daylight or star-shine. Seek the shifts in the sky that create changes on the Earth. From temperatures to animal attitudes, some things are as different as night and day. Meet featured animal visitors who are adapted to rise and shine at different times

1st grade standards: 1-2.5, 1-3.1, 1-3.2, 1-3.3

2nd grade standards: 2-2.1, 2-2.3, 2-4.2


Circle of Life

Food fight! Animals must eat to live. Figure out who is eating who and find out where all that energy goes. Dig into the food web through biofact exploration and live animal encounters. Follow an animal’s life cycle from beginning to end in the circle of life.

1st grade standards: 1-2.1, 1-2.5, 1-3.2

2nd grade standards: 2-2.1, 2-2.3, 2-2.4, 2-2.5


Dining Out: Rainforest Café

Eating out tonight? What about eating outside?! Some plants and animals dine in the rainforest café every day. Venture to the tropical rainforest to discover how jungle plants and animals survive in the forest’s layers. Meet live animal visitors from this misty realm.

1st grade standards: 1-2.1, 1-2.5, 1-3.2
2nd grade standards: 2-2.1, 2-2.3, 2-2.4


Field Trip Resource Packets

(requires Acrobat Reader)
Field Trip Resource Grade 1 Packet
Field Trip Resource Grade 2 Packet