Take your students out of the classroom and immerse them in a day of inquiry-based learning at local salt marshes and rocky shorelines in the heart of Narragansett Bay. Whether you work with elementary or college students, homeschooled students or in an informal setting, there are unique experiences awaiting every class or group at the Reserve. Our programs provide students the opportunity to have a hands-on, place-based experience highlighting local and relevant science issues, and can be tailored to fit the needs of your individual group. Click here for a list of popular topics and activities. Most programs are aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards.
We encourage you to contact the Reserve’s Education Coordinator, Maureen Dewire at Maureen.Dewire@dem.ri.gov to organize a field trip for your group. Most student programs are offered free of charge. For more information on what to expect from a typical field trip to the Reserve, click here.