Gold Country - Grade 4
In conjuction with their History unit on the Gold Rush, students travel to Gold Country to see where it all started. As they learn about techniques used for mining, the fourth grade students also consider the impact of the Gold Rush Era on our relations with Native American tribes, the economy, and the environment.
Outdoor Science - Grade 5
Fifth grade students spend five days at Mission Springs learning about ecosystems, astronomy, flora, and fauna in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Each lesson learned prompts the question, "How should we respond to our Creator?"