paper, pencil, notebook, proper outdoor gear, sample permission slip. Guided reading booklet about invasive species.
Mr Brady takes about 30 minutes for his historical background presentation and tour of the stone house. The field work demonstration will take approximately 30minutes.
Invasive plant and animal species discussion. Small reader will be used.
Stone house tour, field work looking for animal habitat construction.
Our class will visit the stone house and listen to Mr. Brady’s presentation. We will then take a tour of the stone house, paying attention to construction methods used and making application to forest habitats made by animals in the forest.
Students will 1) identify some native and non native animal habitants of black rock forest. 2) give some examples of effects of introducing plant and animal species to an area where they were not originally found.
Mr. Brady will provide a tour of the stone house, showing pictures and original documents regarding inhabitants of the old stone house. Vocubulary…..native, non native, indigenous, introduced species, migration. We will also have original photos of invasive plant species that have made the forest their home.