Four keys for helping young people live in harmony with the earth




Earthkeepers is a curriculum-based environmental science program in which students learn four scientific concepts: energy flow, cycles, interrelationships and change. Students also explore the natural world with the goal of using their knowledge and awareness to make personal commitments for environmental change. Here are some interesting facts about Earthkeepers.

  • Grade: 4th

  • Group Size: up to 60 students + 7 adults (teachers and parents from the school)

  • Location: Jean Lafitte National Park, Barataria, LA

  • Length: 3 Days – Day program

  • Availability: Offered to New Orleans area students – from October through March

  • Program: Highly structured educational program to teach Earth processes conducting hands-on, engaging activities

  • Program Completion: Second half of program takes place back at school or at home

  • Visit E. M.’s Lab ( a nature lover’s favorite nook)!

  • Earn real brass keys that unlock the secrets of the Earth

  • Dig up buried time capsules to reveal slow change over time

  • Get caught in the web of life!

  • Cost: contact us for information

Earthkeepers is a copyrighted program that was developed by The Institute for Earth Education.