for Educators

Focus on Native Frogs

Grades 3-5 | This is a fun and dirty adventure that explores the amazing adaptations, lifecycle, and habit of the native frogs in our region.

  • Cumming Nature Center
  • Cumming Nature Center Experiences
  • 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade
  • Life Science

This is a fun and muddy adventure that explores the amazing adaptations, lifecycle, and habitats of native frogs, and other amphibians in our region.

**Capacity may be limited in compliance with public health guidelines in effect on the day of your visit.

NYS Standards:

  • 3-LS1-1 Develop models to describe that organisms have unique and diverse life cycles but all have in common birth, growth, reproduction, and death.


  • 3–LS3-2 Use evidence to support the explanation that traits can be influenced by the environment.


  • 3-LS4-3 Construct an argument with evidence that in a particular habitat some organisms can survive well, some survive less well, and some cannot survive at all.


  • 3-LS4-4 Make a claim about the merit of a solution to a problem caused when the environment changes and the types of plants and animals that live there may change.


  • 4-LS1-1 Construct an argument that plants and animals have internal and external structures that function to support survival, growth, behavior, and reproduction.


  • 4-LS1-2 Use a model to describe that animals receive different types of information through their senses, process the information in their brain, and respond to the information in a different way.

How To Book

Need More Information?

  • Contact: Member & Visitor Services
  • Phone: 585.374.6160

When Is It?

  • Days Available: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
  • Program Length: Full day
  • Earliest Start Time: 8:30am

Who Should Attend?

  • Grades: 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade
  • Minimum Attendance: 12
  • Maximum Attendance: 60

How Much Does It Cost?

  • Guided Group Programs: $7 per person; 1 free adult with every 5 students; RMSC Member Adults free.