Track & Explore; A Nature Adventure with Adrian College and MIS has been offering lessons to students in and around Lenawee County for 10 years! We are thrilled to have the innovative minds or our founders and all of our AC student staff who have helped build and grow this field trip experience!
Adrian College Track and Explore Program celebrates 10-year partnership with MIS, June 08, 2023 | Liberal Arts College in MI
Past teacher education and science majors who led Adrian College’s Track and Explore Program could hardly believe it’s been 10 years since youths in grades 5-8 began learning about key concepts in nature through a unique educational partnership with Michigan International Speedway (MIS). “Ten ...
How is our May season over with already! We wrapped up yesterday with Morenci Schools.
Morenci created this awesome video on Track and Track & Explore; A Nature Adventure with Adrian College and MIS. How fitting for our 10-year anniversary. Thank you!
MIS Track and Explore Preview
Our students will be visiting Michigan International Speedway to participate in their Track and Explore program. In partnership with Adrian College, they ai...
Our guests from Tecumseh Middle School had great weather tracking through lessons the past two days! Thank you to Ellie for bring your group; Ellie was a former T&E staff member!
Today another T&E former staff member and AC alum, Jacob P. brought his freshman from Columbia Central! Our staff did an amazing job alternating our middle school lessons for this group. 🌲🌿🐿️
Exploring the outdoors today on our trail lesson. We were excited to have one of our past T&E staff members and Adrian College Alum on site to day with her group. Welcome back Brandi!
Great weather to start out the week with our group from East Jackson today!
The rain held off for our field trip with Riverside schools today!
Madison's second group out with us today. Beautiful day for exploring pH levels and zooming around a NASCAR track!
Our first day of field trips for May 2023. This group of 5th graders are learning about water quality!
Humans can negatively affect water quality even if they live far away from it.
Happy field trip day Madison Middle School! 🐍
🌿Enjoy your Water Quality, Trail Walk, Physics and Track lessons.
We are excited for May field trips!
What a great May it has been with this team! Our program will wrap-up this week after hosting 11 groups this year. We are happy to be running the program again! Thank you MIS for your hospitality.
We are thrilled to be back out at MIS for Track & Explore. Today we hosted Onsted 5th grade!
We are booking field trips for May 2022! So excited to welcome students back.
Thank you to two amazing organizations, MIS Cares and Consumers Energy Foundation, for their generous support of the Track & Explore Program. Since 2012, more than 10,000 middle school students from Lenawee, Monroe, Jackson, and Hillsdale Counties have participated in this wonderful STEM program held at Michigan International Speedway and on Adrian College's campus. The lessons are taught by AC's very own TED and Biology students.
We are looking forward to hosting many more schools this May!
Would you be interested in a virtual Track and Explore Experience May 2021?
Track and Explore has started booking field trips for May 2020. Request your spot TODAY! 🐍🐢
T&E received a nice thank you note from Tecumseh South after our visit with the animals last Friday.
Last day for Track and Explore this year! We have had a great month! Thank you to our sponsors and private donors including Consumers Energy Foundation and MIS Cares!
Welcome Dundee 5th grade! It’s a great day at Track and Explore!
"We had an incredible time, today!! Thank you so much!"
~ Teacher at Lincoln Elementary
Even on a chilly and damp morning- Track and Explore is fun! We welcome Reading High School and Lincoln 5th grade today!
Today we welcome Madison 5th grade!
Thank you 5th grade from Adrian -Alexander and Tecumseh for a wonderful day.! We are so happy you could join us!
A Sand Hill crane visits us at MIS!
A Great Day to end the Week with a Great School! Good Morning East Jackson!
We are ready to teach our largest group in Track & Explore History! Good Morning Tecumseh!
The Track and Explore Team is excited about our 1500 students in May! We are looking forward to meeting our middle school visitors!
Glad to have Morenci Middle Today!
First Day out at the Track! The weather can’t stop us from having a fun time while learning.
Excited to welcome Morenci Elementary this morning! Can not wait to start learning!
Good Morning North Adams-Jerome & Tecumseh Pre-School! Welcome to the first day!
Attention students!! Track & Explore is hiring Science majors and Teacher Education majors for May 2019! Attend the info lunch on February 8th for more information!
After a busy day at Track and Explore- two last visitors request a trail tour!
Geese families stake out their camping spot as students study the Trail at the Graves Campground at MIS for Track and Explore
Day two at the track! Learning about the water quality of the River Raisin Water Shed and exploring animal classification while Andretti Driving school experience and tire testing is in the background!
Track and Explore begins today! The weather has moved us indoors at MIS but hey are such wonderful hosts! They have provided this great space for our lessons. We welcome 90 students today from two area schools!
Hello Everyone!! As it is getting closer and closer to the month of May, we are looking forward to spending time with all of those attending! Trip days are filling up fast and availability for this year's program is very limited, so you must act quickly if you have not yet signed up! Visit our website at www.virtualtrackandexplore.com or contact us for more information!
Hello Everyone! We hope that you have had a wonderful summer and a phenomenal start to the school year. With winter closing in, we would like to direct your thoughts toward a time with warmer weather: May 2018! Thanks to MIS Cares and their generous contribution to our program, we are in the process of planning for another exciting season of Track and Explore! Keep an eye on this page for more information in the coming months!