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Anstine Adventures

Education

Anstine Adventures is San Diego Audubon’s latest outdoor education program which engages third- through fifth-grade students in hands-on scientific exploration at the Anstine-Audubon Nature Preserve. For students from the Vista Unified School District, the 11-acre nature preserve transforms into an outdoor classroom and offers them the opportunity to enhance their exploration, experimentation, and observation skills. Each class participates in three weekly visits to Anstine where the students learn how to identify and classify local plant, bird and insect species, monitor pond health through water quality sampling, and participate in habitat restoration through planting native species at the preserve.  The program encourages students to develop an appreciation for nature in their community, as well as develop their science expertise through Next Generation Science Standards and S.T.E.M education practices.

Anstine Adventures - Vista Unified Nature Learning Kits Answer Keys

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OUR PARTNERS

  • San Diego Foundation
    San Diego Foundation
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  • County of San Diego
    County of San Diego
  • State Coastal Conservancy
  • SANDAg transnet logo
    SANDAg transnet logo
  • Coastkeeper
    Coastkeeper
  • UCNRS logo
  • Malk Nature Fund
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