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Take a Hike


Grade Level

Thursday 2 to 3 pm

6th to 8th graders


About the Course

This course will have students take a tour of our National Parks. Students will learn about the history of our park system, as well as the interesting geology, geography and ecology that is unique to each one. This course is ideal for middle school students who want to learn more about these national treasures.

Your Instructor

Ann Caldwell

Ann is a seasoned homeschooling mom of three children. For most of her career she has been a science curriculum specialist. Ann started by teaching high school chemistry and math before moving to curriculum evaluation at American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for 8 years. She also spent 3 years developing and teaching elementary science curricula. Ann has a Master’s in education and nearly completed a PhD in science education before her children were born. She is an outdoor enthusiast who loves teaching and is looking forward to building the STEM center over the next several years.

Ann Caldwell
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