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ASTM Donations sponsor nature club and field trip.

Press Release Summary:

Jan 12, 2015 - Since 1995, ASTM International has funded nature programs and field trips for local elementary schools in conjunction with Riverbend Environmental Education Center. In after-school nature club at Conshohocken Elementary, students learned about water cycle and got to see live demonstration with water-based animals. During field trip to Riverbend, first grade students from Bridgeport Elementary experienced pond and stream lesson with live animals as well as stream and pond exploration.

ASTM International - West Conshohocken, PA

Original Press Release

ASTM International Donations Sponsor Nature Club and Field Trip for Local Schools

Press release date: May 28, 2014

Since 1995, ASTM International has funded nature programs and field trips for local elementary schools in conjunction with the Riverbend Environmental Education Center in Gladwyne.

Conshohocken Elementary
In the ASTM-supported after-school nature club at Conshohocken Elementary, Riverbend instructors come to the school on a weekly basis to teach a variety of interactive nature lessons. On May 19, the students learned about the water cycle and got to see a live demonstration with water-based animals. Some of the participating students are seen here with Carla Falco, Director of Marketing, ASTM International.

Bridgeport Elementary
And on May 23, ASTM International sponsored a field trip to Riverbend for firstgrade students from Bridgeport Elementary. Activities included a pond and stream lesson with live animals, as well as stream and pond exploration, which coincided with the students’ current classroom science lessons. Lesley West, Director of Product Development, ASTM International, shows a corn snake to Bridgeport students at Riverbend.

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