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Silverwood Science Discovery


The Silverwood Science Discovery program combines an in-class lesson with a Naturalist-guided field trip to our Silverwood Wildlife Sanctuary in Lakeside. This interdisciplinary curriculum explores San Diego's chaparral and coastal sage scrub habitats and is aligned to meet California Content Standards for Science. While on the field trip, children learn about native plants, wildlife and their adaptations to our Mediterranean climate. They learn about wildlife tracking, build observation skills, and learn intriguing facts about the natural history of the area such as which plants were traditional food sources for the native Kumeyaay inhabitants.

In Partnership with the Barona Cultural Center & Museum

We are excited to partner with the Barona Cultural Center & Museum through the Silverwood Science Discovery program to help students with their research projects. The Barona Cultural Center & Museum has added a page to their website where students can learn about native species and their connection to Kumeyaay history, culture, and land.

Visit the Silverwood Science Discovery research page HERE.

Learn more about the Barona Cultural Center & Museum HERE.

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