(1999 Walnut Ave, Fremont)
(near Fremont BART Station) 17 acres
of pure nature and exploration print class schedule
Fall field trips will be virtual (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
any question or call Hagos at (510)790-6284 for
help with registration.
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
School districts or a school can arrange a
teacher workshops by contacting Joyce Blueford (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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.
TK - FIRST GRADE
Animals of Tule Ponds
This special session will focus on animals with backbones
(mammals, birds,etc) and without backbones (insects) at Tule
Ponds. We will use talk about the food chain and have the
students participate in large motor skill activities. (30-45
minutes-depending on attention)
Tule Ponds is a restoration area that was replanted with
native trees, shrubs and flowers. 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.
Students will learn how to describe leaves and bark.
These skills will help them to identify trees around their
community. They will be able to make a leaf bookmark
from local trees.
September 18, Friday 11:00am (closed)
October 6, Tuesday 11:00am
October 23, Friday 11:00am
December 1, Tuesday 11am
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.
September 29, Tuesday 11:00am (closed)
October 8, Thursday 11:00am
Tule Ponds was a site where the Ohlones would
fish and collect seeds from the Native Plants. Students
will learn about the native vegetation that allowed them to live
and prosper for thousands of years. Students will learn
how the Ohlone's used the area for food and shelter. They will
see how they built homes and even toys from tules. They will
learn a weaving activiy that they can do at home.
October 2, Friday
October 20, Tuesday 11:00am
Tule Ponds is next to an urban center and home to many
native animals that have no place to go because of human
intervention. Wetland in the City takes you from when it
was restored and how we take care of the food web for all the
plants and animals to survive. Learn how
organisms from microorganism to animals use water in their
biological systems. .
September 22, Tuesday 11:00 am (closed)
October 9, Friday 11:00 am
November 3, Tuesday 11:00am
Water is a life giving
compound for not only humans but all organisms. Watersheds
are areas where water flows. Pollutants from surrounding
watershed can make water area not fit for organims. Learn about
the elements and compounds that can cause problems and where
they come from. Explore how fresh fish have trouble surviving in
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. This
tours looks at how the Hayward fault goes through the east bay
and leaves clues. We will visit the building being ripped
apart by a slow moving fault. We will look at evidence at
Tule Ponds to trace the fault.