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STEM-Focused Outdoor Field Trips

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We stress STEM curriculum in everything we do

Science

From observing the water cycle to data collection, we weave science into everything we do.

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Technology

We utilize and stress the importance of technology in all of our Edventures.

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Engineering

Our Edventures key in on engineering concepts in order to help our students learn.

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Math

Through our Citizen Scientist Program, students can experience the importance of math first-hand.

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Say “Hello” to our Summer Intern!

Nature’s Academy is thrilled to add Gabriela Garcia-Mercado to our flock this summer! Gabriela and Nature’s Academy are part of the Environmental Discovery Award, a program hosted by the Cross College Alliance. Through the Award, college students in Manatee and Sarasota counties have the chance to explore environmental careers while gaining valuable academic and professional […]

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Community Foundation of Sarasota County

The STEM Literacy Project began in 2009, offering a handful of outdoor STEM experiences to underserved fifth grade students at no cost to their families or schools. Since then, the program has expanded to include every public school fifth grade student in Manatee County in addition to several Pinellas County schools. In the 2019-2020 school […]

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STEM Solutions: “It’s not, NOT working! Tales from clinical trials”

Nature’s Academy Founder and Executive Director, Dana Pounds, is living proof that “STEM” makes the world a better place. She was diagnosed in 1999 with desmoid tumors, a rare form of cancer that grows in the body’s connective tissues. She’s undergone extensive surgeries, treatments, and the amputation of her right leg in the 20 years […]

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