Share on Facebook Follow on Facebook Add to Google+ Connect on Linked in Subscribe by Email Print This Post See Image Gallery. 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 Gabe T. and 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. De Luz Ecology Center offers fifth graders outdoor education added by Newsroom on January 30, 2014 View all posts by Newsroom → 2 Responses to "De Luz Ecology Center offers fifth graders outdoor education" Lee January 30, 2014 at 4:32 pm Absolutely wonderful! Our children are our future. We must instill in them an utmost respect for nature AND to live IN nature. If we do and they learn this, this planet has a chance of making it; if we don’t, it doesn’t. The key to understanding nature is to listen. Reply LMNFALLBROOK February 6, 2014 at 2:34 pm I looooved going to the Ecology Center in De Luz as a child. I have fond memories that will stay with me forever. That was about 25 years ago. Happy to see its still around. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.