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We offer classroom programs for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades that are grade-specific and are NGSS and CCSS compliant. The 3rd grade program is centered around the properties of water, including its different states. The 4th grade class looks at the history of water in California, as well as California water geography and rainfall. The 5th grade class dives deeper into the water cycle and the treatment of drinking water. These classes can be adapted for special needs students.
Classroom Programs are available for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students for public, private and home schools within our service area. Schools outside of our service area are not eligible for the program.
To book a date, you must submit a Classroom Program Request Form.
Our programs are offered Monday through Friday during the normal school day.
Yes. The process works best when each grade level at each school has one teacher acting as their contact person. The process works best when each grade level at each school has one teacher acting as their contact person. For example, if you are one of three 4th-grade teachers at a school, the three of you should designate one teacher as the contact person.
Requests are accepted year-round; however, a limited number of programs is offered each school year. You will be contacted after you submit a request with next steps.
There is a field on the request form that gives you the opportunity to tell us what days of the week or months of the year work best for you. Available dates will be proposed until mutually agreeable dates can be confirmed.
Due to the popularity of our programs, we are unable to hold dates. To book a date, submit a Classroom Program Request Form.
Requests are typically processed within a week. You'll receive an email with proposed dates to fulfill your request.
We normally schedule 2-3 classes in a single day. If your school has more than 3 classes in a grade level, we will spread the programs over more than one day.
Unfortunately, we do not allow classes to be combined for individual classroom presentations. All class presentations include hands-on activities that are designed for one class at a time.
No, classroom programs are provided at no cost to schools within the service area.