Fallbrook Homeschool Academy fifth graders, from left, Annah N., Veronica R., and Grace B., with parent Ana May, enhance their ability to listen by cupping their ears
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Fifth graders Ed B. and Zachary S. examine samples of rocks and minerals to fill out their worksheets during the Jan. 15 session of their outdoor studies at the De Luz Ecology Center. All fifth graders in the school district take part in the program sometime between January and April each year.
Bryson F., right, scoops up some insects from pond water while Nate S., left, and Zachary S. watch; their assignment was to identify the aquatic insects they collected at the De Luz Ecology Center on Jan. 15.
After doing some research on the barn owl, (habitat, food, interesting facts),
Veronica R. looks for birds on the chaparral hike on Jan. 16, the last day of the three day program at the ecology center. The center has 10 pairs of binoculars for the children to use at recess time. Often seen birds are the
Homeschool fifth graders Annah N. , Veronica R., and Kira M. fill out their aquatic animal identification worksheets as part of their riparian studies of pond insects Jan. 15.