Welcome to Pine Lake Elementary
Thanks to the Magnet Schools Assistance Program Grant, Pine Lake Elementary is a Magnet school!
Pine Lake Elementary STEM: Botany & Zoology Magnet Program is designed to provide students with an exciting, hands-on, and challenging STEM curriculum focused on the study of Botany and Zoology. This innovative program brings the classroom to life through partnerships with Zoo Miami, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, and the Everglades National Park. Students will be immersed in learning through hands-on science methods, real-world research opportunities, and applications of innovative learning strategies. The STEM: Botany & Zoology Magnet at Pine Lake Elementary aims to nurture forward thinking, action-oriented, highly skilled, problem solvers who will become global citizens working towards environmental sustainability.
The living classroom at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden offers students an opportunity for full immersion in learning about the plant kingdom and how it affects and complements the animal kingdom.Learn More about our Botany Program
- Life Cycles of Plants
- Laboratory Experiments
- Research in plant and animal behavior
- Functions of Various Parts of a Root
- Animal Behavior
- Stem Adaptations and Functions
- Biology of Living Organisms
- Parts and Adaptations of a Leaf
- Successful Conservation Practices
- Pollinators and Flowers
- Diversity of the Animal Kingdom
- Fruit Functions and Adaptations
- Patterns of Life and Their Evolution
ENROLL YOUR CHILD FOR 2018-2019
Pine Lake Elementary offers a course of study in STEM: Botany & Zoology for students from kindergarten through 5th grade.