Broadmoor 2011-2012

Broadmoor 2010/2011
The Broadmoor ALLIES Program is designed to support and enhance the Pine Hill
science curriculum, primarily in the life sciences. The Teacher Naturalist, who works for
Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary of the Massachusetts Audubon Society, meets several
times a year, both indoors and outdoors, with all classes from Kindergarten to Grade 5.
Lessons are developed in collaboration with classroom teachers and the Pine Hill
science committee, and meet the state science and technology framework
standards. Parent volunteers are an important element of this program, as they actively
assist with the outdoor learning experience.
Massachusetts Audubon Society Teacher Naturalist -- Gail Fenton
Pine Hill Liaison -- Janet Walsh
2010/2011 Parent Volunteer Coordinators
Teacher Science Team Leaders
Kindergarten
Mike Richards
Meredith Connery
1st Grade
Stephen Tate
Cindy Sidman
2nd Grade
Nina Tierney
Anita Swierupski
3rd Grade
Megan Hall
Mary Lucey
4th Grade
Anne Hovey
Jettora Lundquist
5th Grade
Donna Moore
Ed McAdams
Bird feeders
Megan Hall
Curriculum for the 2010/2011 year includes:
Kindergarten: Sensory exploration; leaves and decomposition; water; insects.
1st grade:
Parts of trees and their function; tree life cycles; forest habitats and
inhabitants; the role of trees in providing food and shelter within forest habitats.
2nd grade: Vernal pools—the habitat and the inhabitants; invertebrate and amphibian
life cycles.
3rd grade: Birds-- physical characteristics and behavior; life cycles; how to observe
birds.
4th grade: Botany—adaptations of leaves and seeds; growth patterns of trees;
identification of trees in winter and use of a dichotomous key; geological effects on our
local landscape; glaciation and weathering.
5th grade: Pond studies--aquatic food webs; identification of aquatic invertebrates and
use of a dichotomous key; use of magnifiers and microscopes; pond ecology and pond
health.

Broadmoor 2011/2012


The Broadmoor ALLIES Program is designed to support and enhance the Pine Hill
science curriculum, primarily in the life sciences. The Teacher Naturalist, who works for
Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary of the Massachusetts Audubon Society, meets several
times a year, both indoors and outdoors, with all classes from Kindergarten to Grade 5.
Lessons are developed in collaboration with classroom teachers and the Pine Hill
science committee, and meet the state science and technology framework
standards. Parent volunteers are an important element of this program, as they assist
with the outdoor learning experience.

Massachusetts Audubon Society Teacher Naturalist --
Pine Hill Liaison -- Janet Walsh

2010/2011 Parent Volunteer Coordinators Teacher Science Team Leaders
Kindergarten Nina Tierney Meredith Connery
1st Grade Andrea Stiller Stephanie Edelglass
2nd Grade Stephen Tate Ellen Tulley
3rd Grade Donna Moore Maria Herrick
4th Grade Megan Hall Jettora Lundquist
5th Grade Anne Hovey Ed McAdams
bird feeders Megan Hall

Curriculum for the 2011/2012 year includes:
Kindergarten: Sensory exploration; leaves and decomposition; water; insects.

1st grade: Parts of trees and their function; tree life cycles; forest habitats and
inhabitants; the role of trees in providing food and shelter within forest habitats.
2nd grade: Vernal pools—the habitat and the inhabitants; invertebrate and amphibian
life cycles.
3rd grade: Birds-- physical characteristics and behavior; life cycles; how to observe
birds.
4th grade: Botany—adaptations of leaves and seeds; growth patterns of trees;
identification of trees in winter and use of a dichotomous key; geological effects on our
local landscape; glaciation and weathering.
5th grade: Pond studies--aquatic food webs; identification of aquatic invertebrates and
use of a dichotomous key; use of magnifiers and microscopes; pond ecology and pond
health.