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FoLAR School Programs

FoLAR invites 4th, 5th, or 6th grade teachers and their students to incorporate the Los Angeles River into their school curriculum and join us on an LA River field trip.
The 2014 program runs from February to June, beginning with a Teacher Training Workshop (February date TBD)

Teacher Workshop with Project WET (Water Education for Teachers)

Teachers participate in a Project WET training with an added LA River emphasis. Participants receive Project WET curriculum guides. February date to be determined

Outreach School Visit

FoLAR brings the River Rover to your school to conduct hands-on activities and in-class lesson. We focus on the science and history of the Los Angeles River and prepare students for their upcoming field trip.

On-Site River Field Trip

Students participate in hands-on, experiential science at the Los Angeles River. This may include macro-invertebrate studies, water quality monitoring, and other watershed-focused games and activities.

Call Shelly Backlar at 323 223-0585 to set up at time to talk more about the program and coordinating with your school

Los Angeles River Access