AP Environmental Science students participate in Scavenger Hunt
Oakwood High School seniors in AP Environmental Science recently embarked on an engaging Scavenger Hunt utilizing the online app, GooseChase. Against the backdrop of the picturesque fall weather and the well-maintained Oakwood campus, these students immersed themselves in a hands-on exploration of the subjects they've been delving into throughout this interdisciplinary course.
Amidst the vibrant foliage and serene surroundings, participants undertook various missions, capturing the essence of their studies by photographing plants, animals, or objects on campus that aligned with specific mission categories. The challenges ranged from identifying Bio Indicators of Air Quality and Nitrogen Fixing Plants to spotting Juvenile Plants, Pollinators, Predatory Insects, Non-Anthropogenic Sources of Beauty, Native and Non-Native Trees, Soil Erosion, Carbon Sinks, and Rain Gardens, among others.
In this dynamic and interactive activity, the students seamlessly blended theoretical knowledge with practical application, fostering a deeper understanding of environmental science concepts while making the most of their beautiful campus environment.