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Field Trips Online at Tule Ponds

2020 fall/winter registeration

pictures and video of Tule Ponds  (click)
Location:  Tule Ponds at Tyson Lagoon (1999 Walnut Ave, Fremont) (near Fremont BART Station)
17 acres of pure nature and exploration
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Fall field trips will be virtual (Sept, Oct, Nov and Dec.)  FREE ZOOM (Alameda County)(FIELD TRIPS ONLINE!).  1 hour virtual tour and worksheets with activities that students can do at home will be available.  Teachers should REGISTER for appropriate grade and time slots  listed below.   Look at following link to see which days and times are available for fall and winter, 2020.  All presentations are from 11-12 Pacific Standard Time. See below for scheduled times.  Teachers will get a code that they will have to send to their students.  Homeschoolers can also register and they will get their own code.  This is from a grant from Alameda County so we need to keep track of participants.   Email blueford@msnucleus.org with any question or call Hagos at (510)790-6284 for help with registration. 

PLEASE NOTE:  There is limited number of devices that can be hooked up to our Zoom Account.  If you cannot attend after you register please email us so we can allow other people to attend. Please sign up only for your grade level, which is repeated each month.  Do not register for more than one.

SPECIAL TEACHER WORKSHOPS  -  Want to learn how to extend the online field trip with other materials, this workshop is for you.  In one hour we will make you comfortable using our online resources and to create a fun experience for children that they can extend with outside activities.  These are free, register and you will get a code to participate in the Zoom workshop. Also junior high teachers can sign up for 5-6th grade if they feel their students would benefit.) 

School districts  or a school can arrange a teacher workshops by contacting Joyce Blueford (blueford@msnucleus.org)

Scientist will guide students through a virtual tour with video, live presentation, and more. Zoom meeting will start at 11:00 and end at 11:50 with 10 minutes for questions. Students can sign in 15 minutes before. We will reserve about 10 minutes for questions depending on how large the audience.  We have limited amount of devices with our Zoom account. Register early   Please inform us if you cannot attend.... if teachers are signing up for their class please provide the number of students. Worksheets of field trips are included below.
 First Grade
Trees of Tule Ponds
worksheet (Herby-Woody)

Tule Ponds is a restoration area that was replanted with trees in the last 1990's.  Now it is an urban forest providing large trees as shelter to many native animals.  You will learn all about the trees and how important they are helping the environment for hundreds of years. 

 
Eventbrite - Biogeology, Soil, Decomposers September 18, Friday 11:00am (closed)

Eventbrite - Biogeology, Soil, Decomposers October 6, Tuesday  11:00am

Eventbrite - Biogeology, Soil, Decomposers October 23, Friday 11:00am

Eventbrite - Biogeology, Soil, Decomposers December 1, Tuesday 11am
Second Grade 
Biodiversity of Tule Ponds
worksheet (animal cutouts)
Monarch Life Cycle


 Come explore the amazing animals that live with us at Tule Pond!  This wildlife sanctuary is home to many vertebrates including frogs, turtles, birds, fish and mammals. Can you find them and their homes? What do they eat? How do they live here? Do they live near your home? Come and explore the trails, meadows, and creeks at Tule Pond. We will  have fun exploring inside and outside.
    

Eventbrite - Biogeology, Soil, Decomposers September 29, Tuesday 11:00am

Eventbrite - Biogeology, Soil, Decomposers October 8, Thursday 11:00am

Eventbrite - Biogeology, Soil, Decomposers October 27, Friday 11:00am

Eventbrite - Biogeology, Soil, Decomposers December 3, Thursday 11:00am
Third Grade
Ohlone Culture at Tule Ponds
basket weaving
arrowhead descriptions


Water is a life giving compound for not only humans but all organisms.  Learn about the chemistry of water through different experiments.  Making large bubbles with different solutions as they learn about solute and solvents.  Why do things float on water and what is the difference between fresh and salt water.

Eventbrite - Biogeology, Soil, Decomposers October 2, Friday 11:00am

Eventbrite - Biogeology, Soil, Decomposers October 20, Tuesday 11:00am

Eventbrite - Biogeology, Soil, Decomposers October 30, Friday 11:00am

Eventbrite - Biogeology, Soil, Decomposers December 8, Tuesday 11:00am
Fourth Grade
Wetland in the City
plankton guide
microscope animation
microscope worksheet


Water is the weirdest compound on Earth.  Learn how organisms from microorganism to animals use water in their biological systems.  Learn how the structure of plants allow water to defy gravity.
Eventbrite - Biogeology, Soil, Decomposers September 22, Tuesday 11:00 am (closed)

Eventbrite - Biogeology, Soil, Decomposers October 9, Friday  11:00 am

Eventbrite - Biogeology, Soil, Decomposers November 3, Tuesday 11:00am

Eventbrite - Biogeology, Soil, Decomposers December 10, Thursday 11:00am
Fifth
Grade
Chemistry of Aquatic Systems
worksheet
periodic table
Eventbrite - Biogeology, Soil, Decomposers September 24, Thursday 11:00am  (closed)

Eventbrite - Biogeology, Soil, Decomposers October 13, Tuesday 11:00am

Eventbrite - Biogeology, Soil, Decomposers November 6, Friday 11:00am

Eventbrite - Biogeology, Soil, Decomposers December 4, Friday  11:00am
 Sixth Grade Earthquake Walk from Tule to Stivers Lagoon
worksheet
Tule Ponds is a jewel in the middle of Fremont.  It was created by the Hayward Fault and the underground aquifers that provide water for Tyson Lagoon. 
Eventbrite - Biogeology, Soil, Decomposers September 25, Thursday 11:00am  (closed)

Eventbrite - Biogeology, Soil, Decomposers October 16, Friday 11:00am

Eventbrite - Biogeology, Soil, Decomposers November 10, Tuesday 11:00am

Eventbrite - Biogeology, Soil, Decomposers December 11, Friday 11:am

See what the field trips are like:  See some of the recorded materials and worksheets that are also available to educators.
Field Trip Online!  Activities and Lesson Plans


for more information on classes

Joyce Blueford  (blueford@msnucleus.org
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registration problems?
Hagos (510)790-6284  or hagos@msnucleus.org
























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