Field Trip Themes


  • Mangroves (adaptations, wetlands, the importance of mangroves) 
  • Soil ecology (types of soil, porosity and permeability, what lives in soil) 
  • Weather and climate (using weather equipment, measuring weather conditions, analyzing  weather data) 
  • Plant processes (photosynthesis, transpiration, respiration)  
  • Plant parts  
  • Types of plants (monocots/dicots, flowering/non-flowering, seed germination) 
  • Medicinal plants (social studies connections to Bahamian culture and heritage)  
  • Weathering and erosion (the importance of plants) 
  • Living things  
  • Biodiversity  
  • Habitats  
  • Conservation (Conserving ecosystems, National Parks)  
  • Natural Resources (protecting natural resources)  
  • The water cycle  
  • Plant and animal adaptations  

  • Food chain/food web 
  • Relationships in Ecosystems (producers, consumers and decomposers) 
  • Endangered plants and animals 
  • Native, endemic, non-native and invasive plants and animals 
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