Predators, Prey and Plenty in Between
|Grade Range||Grades 1 - 3|
Thursdays, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
|Instructor||Deanna Scott and Jocelyn Saltzman|
In this exciting course, your outdoor enthusiast will explore the relationship between all things abiotic and biotic in our very own NDA forest and trails! Whether they are hunting for macroinvertebrates, simulating habitat destruction, dissecting owl pellets, building a shelter, or participating in a range of other enticing outdoor explorations, students will work together to gain a broader understanding of biodiversity and one another!
About the Instructors:
The program will be co-taught by Deanna Scott and Jocelyn Saltzman. Deanna Scott is the Pre-Kindergarten teacher at the Academy and has led many enrichment programs. She graduated from Bridgewater State University with a degree in Early Childhood Education and History with a minor in Special Education. She received her master’s degree in Early Childhood Education from American International College.
Jocelyn Saltzman is the Director of EDP and Enrichment at the Academy. She is a graduate of Wheaton College in Massachusetts where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She has been a member of our Summer Camp Team here at the Academy where she has planned and implemented new science-based curriculum in the camp sessions. Ms. Saltzman has held various positions where she has developed and managed programs that infuse exploring the natural world to enhance community relations. She is a registered Maine sea kayak guide, PSIA ski instructor, wilderness first responder, has worked as a hiking guide in our nearby White Mountains and is excited to explore our local wilderness with the NDA team!
For more information, please contact the Enrichment Office at 978-649-7611, Ext. 335, or by e-mail.