Field Trip—Forest Hill Nature Area in Springtime

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Along with some other homeschooled students, Rebecca hiked to observe the signs of spring.

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Pond Life Exploration

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A magnified leach.

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Rebecca and her friend volunteered to mow our lawns with these old-fashioned grass cutters.  They had just learned about the history of farming with simple machines.

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Christian was grouped with some older children, so Rebecca and I only saw him during breaktimes.

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Taking soil samples with a probe.

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Collecting a bit of topsoil and another sample from about a foot underground.

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Rebecca compares her two samples…

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and records her evaluation.

We were all exhausted after a day outside in the windy spring weather.  I even fell asleep on the couch before supper!

5.1.09

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One thought on “Field Trip—Forest Hill Nature Area in Springtime

  1. Cynthia says:

    I always enjoy seeing the field trips everyone takes. Looks like FUN!

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