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9 May 2006
JSU Field Schools Leads Sixth Graders on Canyon Adventure

The Donoho School sent its entire sixth grade class on an adventure at Little River with JSU Field Schools. Students learned about the natural history of DeSoto State Park and Little River through hands-on stations that included 7000-year-old artifacts, live hawks and snakes, wading neck deep in the river to catch benthic organisms like dragonfly larvae, and how to orienteer using a compass on a complex course.

Learning Stations and Leaders:
  • Archaeology (Monty Clendenin & Dr. Kelly Gregg)
  • Wild about Critters (Renee Morrison & Chris Raney)
  • Water Quality (Clifford Webb & Sara Viernum)
  • Orienteering (Dr. Kelly Gregg & Dr. Jonathon Herbert)
JSU Field Schools organize unique field trip opportunities for over 5,000 K-12 classes, scout groups, church groups and other organizations annually.

For more information, call Renee Morrison at 256-782-5697.

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