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Program Flyer: Tropical Plant Adaptations

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Content Provider   Longwood Gardens
Contact Information   Lori Trexler
ltrexler@longwoodgardens.org
409 Conservatory Road
Kennett Square, PA  19348
United States
Phone: (610) 388-5257
Program Type   Individual Program
Program Rating      based on 6 evaluation(s).
Target Audience   Education: Grade(s): 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, Public Library: Library Patrons
Maximum Number of Participants   30
Minimum Number of Participants   There is no minimum
Primary Disciplines   Sciences
Program Description   Travel through Longwood’s Conservatory and get an up-close look at our tropical plants. Identify characteristics of the tropical climate and how plants have adapted to survive. Interact with an Educator and explore these amazing adaptations through video, images, and live plants during this curriculum-based lesson.
Program Format   1.Welcome to Longwood Gardens and the program
2.Define adaptation and discuss why it is necessary for plants to adapt
3.Explore the tropical rainforest in the Amazon
4.Travel through Longwood’s Tropical Terrace located in our 4-acre Conservatory
5.Get an up-close look at unique tropical plants
6.Review key concepts learned throughout the lesson and design your own tropical plant
7.Close with question and answer session
Objectives   Students will…
- Describe characteristics of a tropical climate
- Understand that plants adapt to their environment to meet their basic needs to survive
- Identify adaptations necessary for a plant to survive in the tropical rainforest
National/Common Core Standards to which this program aligns   NS.K-4.3 Life Science
As a result of activities in grades K-4, all students should develop understanding of
- The characteristics of organisms
- Life cycles of organisms
- Organisms and environments

NS.5-8.3 Life Science
As a result of activities in grades 5-8, all students should develop understanding of
- Structure and function in living systems
- Regulation and behavior
- Populations and ecosystems
- Diversity and adaptations of organisms
Program Length   45 minutes
By Request   This program is available by request ONLY
Date/Time Notes   We are currently taking registrations. Please call (610)388-5400 or email ltrexler@longwoodgardens.org if you need assistance.
Program Cost   By Request Cost: $150.00
By Request Cost with Premium Service: $135.00 What's this?
Cancellation Policy   Programs canceled less than 2 weeks (14 days) before the scheduled date of a videoconference will pay the full price of the program. We will not charge for cancellations due to weather or technology difficulties.
Is recording allowed?   No
Program Delivery Mode(s)   Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Minimum Technology Specifications for sites connecting to this provider   Sites must have access to two-way audio/video teleconferencing equipment that runs at a speed of 384 kbps or higher. Longwood Gardens connects through ISDN or IP technology.

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