4H Savannah Beach – Learn the Fish Part Song


4H Savannah Beach What kid wouldn’t like to have class at the beach? Off the top of my head, I can’t think of any. So while all those normal kids got up bright and early and went to go sit at a desk for 8 hours. We learned how to take care of exotic animals, feed them, clean out their cages and even watched a snake eat a mouse. To end the day we learned Continue reading

4H class – end year

I am so sad but Friday was our last 4H class for this year, unfortunately all the college  kids have to go back home.  So this mean we will have time for candy science and magic school bus science, YEA! So this week I stayed with the younger kids and they learned about birds.  They asked and answered these very interesting questions: What makes a bird a bird? What is each feather used for? What Continue reading

plankton expensive face mask or just fun

I think today we thought it was more fun to just splash, play and use the marsh mud for face paint.  4H was all about plankton, and the marsh.  We learned that there are 2 different kind of plankton phytoplankton – plant life that are drifters and produce 75% of the world oxygen. Zoo Plankton which are baby plankton that start as plankton and end up as Lobster, shrimp, and crabs. We started our class Continue reading

4H Invertebrates

4H was about invertebrates and the different Phylum (The term phylum is one of seven major categories that are used to classify organisms) that each animal fits into….. Chordates/sponges/cnidarian/Arthropoda/mollusks The kids were given questions Invertebrates about each category that they had to put under each phylum, they were then given pictures and we had to guess which phylum they went under. We discussed which attributes each phylum had. Then for fun the teacher divided the kids Continue reading

How Unschoolers learn about science ecology

How do Unschoolers learn about science ecology at the beach? Why the majority of “normal” kids went to boring school we went to the BEACH and took a class with the local 4H. First they broke us the kids up into small groups and they learned a little about the beach before we actually went there. We actually had a little classroom time but the instructor got all the kids involved, while they learned little also. So here is what Continue reading

Surfen waves becoming surf sleuth investing the waves

Today we went to Burton 4h on Tybee Island and became surf sleuther’s. A surf sleuth is a person who investigates the surf to see what animals my be living in it. We did this by using a large net, 10-15 kids walking out in the water and scooping up what in the water.  The kids had a blast playing on the beach. The kids started off by playing four square with the interns. Then Continue reading