Fall Virtual Activities
- Wonderful Wetlands
Wetlands are very unique habitats that provide homes for many different plants and animals. That’s not all they do, though. They also provide many benefits to nature and humans. Join Melissa Goodwill as she explores the different types of wetlands and all of the wonderful things they do for the planet.
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- Water Quality Quest
How healthy are our local waterways and how can we tell? Join Melissa Goodwill, Education and Program Coordinator, as she takes you to Walnut Creek and shares with you a truly unique way to determine water quality.
- Plant Growth
In this Virtual Visit, we’ll learn how plants grow and make their own food through photosynthesis. Many root vegetables, herbs, and some fruits can be grown from cuttings that would otherwise be thrown away. We’ll show how to do this with five different plants.
- Mad Science
It’s a perfect time to get outside and do some fun science experiments! Join the zany Dr. Goodwill for a fun filled tutorial on how to complete 3 different science experiments that are great for any age. Do you have a favorite science experiment? Share a photo of your experiment on social media!
- Nature Apps
Join Asbury Woods educator Sarah and her sister Rachel as they explore the swamps, fields, and gardens around the Andrew J. O’Conner Nature Center using some of their favorite apps. A list of the apps used in the video can be found below. Click "Nature Exploration Apps"
- Zero Waste
Can you help change the world using only your lunch? In this Asbury Woods Virtual Visit, we’ll share some eye-opening facts about our trash production, what it means for our planet, and how you can help solve the problem by making better choices when packing your lunch.