Tennessee Curriculum Standards:
Our Life Science education topics complement state curriculum standards 1 through 5 through exploration of our natural world.
Mobile Educational Program Options
Are You My Mommy? (Grades Pre-K, K & 1)
Compare how baby animals are alike yet different from one another; then match the babies to their mothers and examine their similarities.
Chicken Egg-ucation (Grades Pre-K, K & 1)
Learn fun facts about chickens and eggs. Pet a live chicken and learn about its parts. Do the chicken dance!
From Chick to Hen (Grades 2, 3 & 4)
Learn facts about chicken life cycles. Students discover how a chick changes as it grows inside an egg until time to hatch and then grows into an adult. Compare a live chick to an adult hen.
The Buzz on Bees (Grades 1, 2 & 3)
Identify parts of a honeybee, learn about pollination, the importance of bees on the farm, hive behavior, how bees make honey, how honey is collected, and more. See the bees at work in the observational glass bee hive.
Flower Power (Grades K, 1 & 2)
Identify the parts of a flower and determine what it needs to grow. Plant a seed to take home and chart its growth.
The Pumpkin Circle (Grades K, 1 & 2)
From planting a seed to harvest, students learn about the life cycle of a pumpkin and identify its' parts inside and out. This fun interactive learning session includes a study of live pumpkin plants in various stages of development.
Phenomenal Fossils (Grades 3 through 6)
Study marine life fossils discovered on the farm. Learn the connection between these organisms and their environment as they existed in the past. Learn about the fossil formation process and match fossils with images of extinct sea creatures.
OPTIONAL ADD-ON: $5.00 per student
- Students discover the magic of geology while sifting for fossils or gemstones. Identification chart is included and additional materials are available online to support class study.