Eighth grade

in-school programs

The Forest Preserve District of Will County offers one in-school field trip for eighth grade students.

Snowshoe Through Time II


(Photo by Cindy Cain)

Connect history, science, engineering, math and nature through snowshoes! Students will understand the relationship between physics and real-world snowshoe design, including calculating pounds per square inch. Discover the pivotal role snowshoes played in the migration of people across the globe and right here in Will County. Indoor activities are available in the event of no snow or inclement weather.
Time: 1 hour
Area of study: Cultural history, physical education and STEM Strong
Available December-February 

Guidelines

Programs may start at 9 a.m. and must conclude by 3 p.m. Multiple dates may be required for multiple classes. A teacher or school staff member must remain present throughout the program presentation.