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These will be our main in-school educational programs for teachers for the 2017 – 2018 school year. There are other programs that we may be able to provide where there is a need. Contact the Lexington Soil and Water Conservation District at (803) 358-8688 for specific educational program interest.
Students understand the definition of a watershed, see how they have changed over the years and what could happen from a point or nonpoint pollution event. Portable tabletop model. ALL AGES (in-school program)
An educational program about forest and the importance of conservation and management. Students take part in the educational experience and look at the benefits forest provide. (Educational kit available for loan for teachers use or presented program). ALL AGES (in-school program)
This program features touching and feeling different soils and determining its make up of sand, silt and clay. Discussion about the different particles and conducting a jar test to look at the amount of each particle size in different soils. 3rd – 12th GRADE (in-school program)
Pollinator educational program featuring the Honey Bee. Learn about Honey Bees and how they live, what they do for our food supply and what they give us. An observation hive will be a part of the program for students to see the difference in queen, drone and worker bees. They will be able to see how brood and honey stores are achieved by the bees. ALL AGES (in-school program)
Lexington County Soil and Water Conservation District
123 Park Rd.
Lexington, SC 29072
Phone: (803) 358-8688
Fax: (855) 602-5196