Robbins Park EEC an outdoor classroom for inquiry based learning.

Mission: To provide hands-on, minds-on understanding of our environment as an interconnected system. We connect the school classroom to our ecosystem through integrating curriculum (including PA Common Core Science Standards). We strive to promote an awareness and appreciation of our natural world and create stewards of sustainability for life.

Letter to UD District Parents:

UD Curriculum by Grade:

Kindergarten First Grade Second Grade Third Grade
Fourth Grade Fifth Grade Sixth Grade High School
Open the document for class lesson descriptions:


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  • Native Americans
  • Hibernation & Animal Habitats
  • Green Is Great
  • Spring Planting

First Grade

  • Seasonal detective & weather station
  • Fall Observations
  • Winter Observations
  • Spring Observations

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  • Plants & Animals Classification
  • Dinosaurs & Fossils
  • Pond Study/Water and Cycles
  • Mystery Map Hike
  • Patterns in Nature

Third Grade

  • Native Americans
  • Rocks & Minerals
  • Animal Adaptations
    • Fill My Bill or Fabulous Feet
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  • Populations
  • PA Agriculture/IPM
  • Tree Adaptations/Maple Sugaring
  • PSSA Review

Fifth Grade

  • Ecosystems
  • Colonial Life
  • Watersheds
  • Resources
  • Artists & Scientists

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Sixth Grade Science Camp

  • Team Building Challenges
  • Water Studies – Macro-Invertebrates & Chemistry
  • How to ID Trees
  • Geocaching: Survival & Orienteering
  • Adaptations
  • Sustainability
  • Weather

High School

  • Environmental Science (AP/302/303)
    • Soil Testing; Water Study; Energy & Green Building; Scavenger Hunt
  • AP Biology
  • EEC (Environmental Education Club)
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