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  • Tommy Thompson Park

Pollination Investigation

Visiting students will investigate meadow communities at Tommy Thompson Park, specifically exploring the role pollinators play in maintaining healthy habitats. In addition to investigating various aspects of pollination, students will seek out insects in the meadow, analyze the specimens they find, and make inferences on the impact these insects have on plant pollination. The importance...Read more
Facility: Tommy Thompson Park
Levels: Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6
Type of course: Afternoon, Morning
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City Life, Wildlife

Visiting groups will explore the diverse habitats and communities that make up Tommy Thompson Park. An interactive hike engages students in an investigation of biodiversity, an in-depth look at pollinators, and a reflection on the impacts of human activity on natural spaces. Weather permitting, students participate in an on-site stewardship project to help TRCA’s habitat...Read more
Facility: Tommy Thompson Park
Levels: Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6
Type of course: Afternoon, Morning
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Winged Migration

Students will be actively engaged in activities designed to hone their observation and data collection skills.  When weather conditions permit, students have the exclusive opportunity to examine migratory species at the Tommy Thompson Park Bird Research Station and observe staff and volunteers who are carrying out their daily monitoring and bird banding activities. This 2.5-hour...Read more
Facility: Tommy Thompson Park
Levels: Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7
Type of course: Afternoon, Morning
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