Connecticut Audbon Society
The Roger Tory Peterson Estuary Center

The Roger Tory Peterson Estuary Center

School Programs at the Roger Tory Peterson Estuary Center

Science in Nature 

The Roger Tory Peterson Estuary Center provides curriculum-based nature programming to schools in Southeastern Connecticut. Click here for program information. 

Our award-winning Science in Nature program consists of hands-on, inquiry-based activities in earth and life sciences, ecology, conservation, and responsible citizenship. Half- and full-day Science in Nature programs are hands-on, aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and can take place at our center, your school, or a local park.

Choose from the Following Curricular Areas:
• Weather and Climate
• Earth/Land Systems: Water, Weathering, and Erosion
• Adaptations: Life Cycles
• Adaptations: Structure and Function
• Ecosystems

Each of our programs can be customized to best meet the needs of your location, students, and teachers.

For our Science in Nature brochure, click here.

For more information or to register for a program, please contact Education Program Manager Heather Kordula at 860.598.4218 or email at






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