March 23 – June 23 (Wednesdays): What are the "jobs" that animals do on the farm? This program is designed to introduce children to the animals kept on the farm, and the food, fiber, and work they provide. As kids help with daily chores, they learn about the feed, shelter, and other needs of animals – and how the work of caring for them is shared by members of the farm family.
While meeting the Howell Farm animals and the spring babies, students will learn about:
Next Generation Science Standards: LS1 From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes | LS2.A Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems | LS2.D Social Interactions and Group Behaviors | LS3 Heredity, Inheritance and Variation of Traits
NJ Science Standards: 5.1A Understand Scientific Explanations | 5.1B Generate Scientific Evidence Through Active Investigations | 5.3A Organization and Development | 5.3C Interdependence | 5.3D Heredity
NJ Social Studies Standards: 6.1B Geography, People and the Environment | 6.1C Economics, Innovation and Technology | 6.1D History, Culture and Perspectives
Cost & Scheduling
– $10 per person for children ages 1+ and adults (including parents & teachers)