Stream Science


Week Two: 
Stream Science, June 20-June 24

Stream Science Adventures: Ages 5 – 7
Stream Science Explorers: Ages 8 – 11

Description:

Meet and explore a variety of stream habitats, including Wildcat Creek and Strawberry Creek. Follow their pathways to discover unique stream features including riffles and pools, small islands and bridges. Create and float mini nature-boats on creek waterways. Identify aquatic invertebrates and study their amazing adaptations for life in flowing water. Assess the health of a stream habitat, test water quality and compare and contrast natural and urban streams. Identify streamside plants and create beautiful stream art. 

Drop Off and Pick Up Locations:

Our main location this week will be Fern Picnic Area in Tilden Park, with one special location day to explore Strawberry Creek which flows through the UC Berkeley Campus, and one special location day at the Environmental Education Center area to explore Wildcat Creek, as well as a day at Codornices Park.

Day Date Drop-off Location Pick-up Location
Monday June 20 Fern Picnic Area Fern Picnic Area
Tuesday June 21 Environmental Education Center Parking Lot Environmental Education Center Parking Lot
Wednesday June 22 Codornices Park Codornices Park
Thursday June 23 Strawberry Creek, UC Berkeley Campus Strawberry Creek, UC Berkeley Campus
Friday June 24 Fern Picnic Area Fern Picnic Area