Hansen Agricultural Research and Extension Center
University of California
Hansen Agricultural Research and Extension Center

4-H Farm Field Trips

Pre-K to Kindergarten:
Pumpkin Pumpkin at the Farm-Self-guided field trip
Educators and chaperons are invited to lead students through a variety of age-appropriate educational centers.
Focus-life cycle of a pumpkin and other nutritious winter squash.

Time: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Offered Fall only

Eating Healthy From Farm to Fork
Engaging activities help young children understand where food comes from and explore the basic elements that help people and plants grow and stay healthy.

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Spring 2018

Second or Third Grade:
Roots, Stems, Leaves, Flowers, Fruits, and Bees?
Learn that we eat all parts of the plant. Discover the important work pollinators play in our food system. Discover MyPlate as a guide to healthy eating and exercise. Harvest and taste vegetables specially grown for your field trip!

Time: 9:30 a.m. to Noon

Spring 2018

Third & Fourth Grade:
From Watersheds to Planter Beds-A Water Education Program
Follow a drop of water through an incredible journey! Learn the answer to these important questions...and more....

    How much fresh water does the Earth hold?
    Why is the water cycle important?
    How does water move through plants?
    What is a watershed?
    How can we conserve water?

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Spring 2018









grain maze







4-5th grade field trip






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