Naturalist Class: Life on the Ground (ages 5-6)

Mon, March 19, 2018, 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Join other homeschool students at Duke Gardens in a small group setting with classes designed to maximize exploration in nature. Learn methods scientists use to safely catch and study living things in different habitats. We’ll use a range of techniques in each class, depending on the area we’re investigating and the animals we’re expecting to find, and we'll submit our findings to a citizen science database.

This class section focuses on life on the ground. Catch animals living in some of Duke Gardens’ diverse above-ground habitats. Sweep nets in fields, sift through forest floors and search for tracks in creek banks to closely observe these ground dwellers.

Additional Naturalist Class sections: April 16 and May 14. Please also see the Naturalist Class opportunities for ages 7-9.

Location: Meet at the Doris Duke Center.

Fee: Gardens members $7 per class; general public $10 per class. Register for all 4 classes at a fee of $6/$9 each. Please ask about our younger sibling policy. 

Parking: Parking pass included with advance registration.

Information/registration: 919-668-1707 or

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