WCAV-WVAW-WAHU | Charlottesville, Virginia | News, Weather & Sports

Students at Hollymead Get Hands-On Lesson on Adaptation

May 1, 2013

Third grade students at Hollymead Elementary got a lesson about nature and animals inside the classroom and outdoors.

Staff from Green Adventure Project came out to teach students about their program called "Amazing Adaptations."
They learned about animals, their habitats and animal adaptations. The students will be going to the camp on Friday for a field trip.
Instructors and kids say this activity helped them to get ready.

"Well, I think they're trying to prepare us. So, they're trying to teach us about some animals that we might see and what animals go in what habitats," said Emma McMullan, Student, Hollymead Elementary School.

"I'm learning about some animal adaptations and some things of what to do with an animal if you find it," said Alden Keshap, Student Hollymead Elementary School.

Students had a chance to pet a tortoise,turtle, lizard and more.

The comments sections of Newsplex.com are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from our viewers, but we only ask that you use your best judgment. E-mail is required, but will not be displayed with comment.

  • Comments cannot be profane or vulgar. We will not post comments that use profanity or cross the lines of good taste.
  • We will not post comments that use hate speech. Slurs, stereotypes and violent talk aren’t welcome on our website.
  • Comments should not attack other readers or people featured in our stories personally. Any accusations should be backed up with facts.
  • Any comment we post will be posted in its entirety. We do not edit any comment that we post.
  • Comments should contribute to the discussion. We will not post comments that don't advance the discussion. Flaming and/or trolling will not be tolerated.
  • Comments should not attack other posters. Let's keep the focus on the content of the story.

    As a host Newsplex.com welcomes a wide spectrum of opinions. However this is a site that we host. We have a responsibility to all our readers to try to keep our comment section fair and decent. For that reason The Newsplex reserves the right to not post or to remove any comment.

    If you have any ideas to improve the conversation or this section let us know. Send an e-mail to webmaster@newsplex.com.


powered by Disqus
The Charlottesville Newsplex 999 2nd Street S.E. Charlottesville, VA 22902 434.242.1919 – Main 434.220.7522 - Newsroom
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 205615661