Nature Reporters Summer Program (K-2)

During this virtual environmental education program, K-2 scientists are invited to take part in our Nature Reporters summer program that takes place in Crystal Cove State Park from the comfort of their own classrooms!

These program are aligned with Next Generation Science Standards for K-2. The curriculum includes up to three weeks of lessons, each with four days worth of activities to incorporate into your classroom so that your students can connect with Crystal Cove Conservancy staff from the field at Crystal Cove.


If you have any questions about the program, feel free to contact Holly, Education Manager, by emailing

Week 1: What’s this Bug?

Week 1 Lesson Guide

Week 2: Mystery of the Missing Shell

Week 2 Lesson Guide

Week 3: Biomimicry

Week 3 Lesson Guide

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