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I just wanted to say "thank you!" to Elachee Nature Science Center. It has started a new program this year, "Wild Georgia Math," for an "in-house field trip."
Anne Hare, naturalist and former math major, brought a tailor-made program to my classroom and did a wonderful job incorporating the Georgia math and science standards for our fifth-graders. She brought a great PowerPoint presentation, real animals (including a corn snake to pet) and the children got to work out challenging math problems about animals native to Georgia.
It was very interesting and it exposed the children to many animals that most have never seen or studied.
Thank you, Elachee and Anne Hare, for helping to enrich the lives of fifth-grade children at Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy, and many hundreds of others in this area.