Tide pools are a unique ecosystem that you can find in rocky coastal areas. Learn more about some of the creatures that make their homes in tide pools through this narrated Powerpoint–and maybe you can use this to help plan your next seacoast trip!
Ferns are plants that reproduce using dust-like spores and have feathery leaves called fronds. In the spring of New Hampshire, their small, curling fiddleheads emerge from the forest floor before the fronds unroll into the typical fern shapes observable in the summer.
When we study ecosystems, one important question is ‘what eats what?’ A food web is a great way to answer that question. In this video, students can learn about food webs and the producers, consumers, and decomposers that make them up, and then use their newfound knowledge to play an online food chain game or answer a Kahoot! quiz.
A small critter frequently seen at Bear Brook is the North American porcupine. As a primarily nocturnal animal, this Bear Brook resident has been seen mostly at night, but has been spotted climbing trees during the day.