Field Trips

Bring your class to Lake Erie Nature & Science Center for a field trip unlike any other!

Our qualified educators have degrees in science – from biology to astrophysics – and specialize in working with school-age children. Our current field trip line-up was designed in collaboration with teachers from Bay Schools and aligns with Ohio Academic Content Standards. Best of all, Lake Erie Nature & Science Center field trips engage students in inquiry-based learning using our extensive collections and resources, including native wildlife, state-of-the-art planetarium, interactive exhibits and access to the 100-acre Huntington Reservation parkland with its forest, field, stream and Lake Erie habitats.

To make a reservation or inquire about outreach programs, please email Jaylene Scarlato at or call 440-871-2900.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Lake Erie Nature & Science Center is not offering on-site field trips at this time. Please check back for updates and our Virtual Learning page for current offerings.

Students using stream table
Power of Water: In this hallmark inquiry-based field trip, students will explore and define how Earth’s surface has been shaped by water. Students will get their hands wet using stream tables to investigate how erosion and deposition change landforms

Teacher Guides

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