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Leopard Gecko (Eublepharis macularius)

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Mr. Nash show us his Desert Leopard Gecko Lizard for our continued study of reptiles and amphibians.

 


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Our school has it’s own hiking trail!

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The town of Chaplin has more green space than almost any town in Connecticut but did you know Chaplin Elementary School has it’s own hiking trail and waterfall?


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Egyptian Mummies of the Natchaug River with Dr. Ricklin

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Dr. Leslie Ricklin, Professor Emeritus of Eastern Connecticut State University, shares the fascinating history of the mills on the Natchaug River.  Her lecture paid particular attention to the paper mill in Chaplin that used Egyptian mummy wrapping for the manufacture of paper.


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Field trip to the Natchaug with Juan Sanchez

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On a misty morning with the forest smelling of evergreen, The Middle Academy spent the day with the affable and engaging Juan Sanchez, longtime naturalist for our school.