Ligon Outdoor Center Fall Videos

Welcome to Fall at Ligon (even if you are at home)!

At Ligon, we believe that the best learning is embedded in nature! Even though our world is facing uncertain circumstances, we are striving to provide students, teachers and families with alternative learning opportunities that are engaging and allow for everyone to stay safe and healthy.

Join Ranger Jason as he brings Fall Lessons from Ligon to you at home! He will explore different topics and activities related to nature focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). Resource and material links provided below. Additional videos will become available throughout the Fall!


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Tools for Survival... What's in Your Kit?

Assembling your survival kit - useful tips from Ranger Jason for what materials are helpful to take when adventuring into the wilderness.
Assembling Your Survival Kit | Basic Survival Skills
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Survival Skills - Shelter Building

Ranger Jason explores options and different ways to assemble wilderness shelters to protect against the elements.
How to Build Shelter in the Wild | Basic Survival Skills
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It's GREAT to Hydrate!

Let evaporation do the work! Ranger Jason explores the process of water purification to collect safe drinking water in the wilderness.
How to Build a Solar Still | Basic Survival Skills
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Fun With The Sun!

Watch as Ranger Jason shows you how to harnesses the power of the sun to cook up a treat or to create an art project!
How to Build a Solar Oven | Basic Survival Skills
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Build Your Own Boomerang!

With a printable template, Ranger Jason demonstrates how to assemble a DIY boomerang while explaining the technologies of flight that allow the boomerang to fly.
How to Build a Boomerang | Learn the Technologies of Flight
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Lessons From Ligon Introduction & Nature Scavenger Hunt!

Introduction to Ligon Outdoor Center | Scavenger Hunt Activity
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Food Chains and Predator/Prey - Owl Pellet Activity

Ranger Jason discusses relationship between predator/prey, owl's diet and digestion and demonstrates an owl pellet dissection!
Dissecting Owl Pellets with Ranger Jason
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This One's for the Birds!

Ranger Jason explains and introduces the basics of ornithology - the study of birds!
Ornithology | Studying Birds with Ranger Jason
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Trees, Please!

Ranger Jason explores tree, leaf and plant identification.
How to Identify Poison Ivy | Trees and Leaf Identification at Ligon
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Stay as Busy as a Bee...with Entomology!

Ranger Jason introduces entomology - the study of insects! He explores the good, the bad and the interesting...
Entomology | Studying Insects at Ligon
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Ligon Outdoor Center

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Education & Learning

2413 W. Maple Avenue

Flint, MI 48507