Our facility will be closed Wednesday through Friday, June 7th, 8th, and 9th,
for staff training and professional development.

As always, you’re invited to hike our trails, which are open daily from dawn until dusk.

Welcome! Our facility is open on weekdays from 9am to 4pm and on weekends from 10am to 2pm.

Wearing a face mask indoors is optional. Because we are a childcare facility and follow public health protocols, we have limited access to some public offerings and areas of our facility. We appreciate your patience as we work to find a healthy balance of access and safety for our community.

As always, our grounds and trails featuring self-guided tours are free and open daily from dawn until dusk.

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Home School (Ages 9-14): Math in Nature

October 25, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


If you were a frog, how far could you leap? How can we estimate the height of a tree? Is there a way to tell how old a tree is without cutting it down and counting its rings?  How much grass does a groundhog need to eat to store up enough energy for the long winter?  These questions and more will be answered as naturalists lead students in a number of math-in-nature activities with the help of measuring tools, formulas, games, and observation skills.
9-14 Year Olds will delve into forestry and calculate board feet, tree height based on geometry and what various tree measurements can tell us.

For all sessions, registration deadline is 48 hours prior to the class. This is done to allow for ALNC to plan for small group sizes and staffing needs.  Please call to inquire about space if planning to drop in, but realize that space may not be available if less than 48 hours is given. 

$10/child (ALNC Members save 10%)

register here






October 25, 2016
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus
330 Femrite Drive
Monona, 53716 United States
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Aldo Leopold Nature Center