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Pup 101 - FREE to schools!

by  International Wolf Center

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Ever wondered what it’s like to grow up as a wolf? Step
into the shoes of our wolf care staff and follow our Ambassador wolves through
their first year of life. You will learn all about the stages of pup
development and what it takes to raise wolves here at the International Wolf
Center!

This program is FREE to school groups. 

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About This Program

Cost

By Request: $75.00


Programs are free for school groups. We recommend no more than 50 students per session.

Programs for community organizations and other groups are $75.00 per program with up to 40 participants. An additional fee of $40 per each additional group of 40 participants applies.

Length

45-60 minutes for 2nd grade and above. 30 minutes for K-1st grade.


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, ParentPublic Library: Library Patrons

Minimum participants:

none

Maximum participants:

For optimum interactivity, we suggest no more than 40 students


Primary Disciplines

Social Studies/History, Fine Arts, Sciences, Technology/Information Science, Problem Solving


Program Delivery Mode

Zoom



Booking Information

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Receive this program and 9 more for one low price when you purchase the CILC Virtual Expeditions package. Learn more

For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672

Provider's Cancellation Policy

We will not charge for programs cancelled due to snow days or natural occurrences. The full fee will be charged for programs cancelled with less than two business days notice.

About This Provider

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International Wolf Center

Ely, MN
United States

The International Wolf Center advances the survival of wolf populations by teaching about wolves, their relationship to wild lands and the human role in their future. WolfLink videoconferencing programs feature dynamic, interactive learning experiences and real-time viewing of our resident ambassador wolves running, playing, napping or tussling in their naturalized northern Minnesota habitat.

Contact:
Maddy Witt
wolflink@wolf.org
218-365-4695-124

Program Details

Format

1. Introduction to the International Wolf Center and ambassador wolves
2. Outline the stages of pup development, from birth to 1 year
3. Discussion on the properties of an ideal wolf den site
4. Description of pup socialization in a captive setting
5. Question and answer time, with the opportunity to view ambassador wolves live on camera

Objectives

Participants will be able to:
- Describe and understand the purpose of a wolf den
- Identify developmental stages of wolf pups, both social and physical
- Become familiar with human socialization towards pups in captivity
- Understand that, while the development of wolf pups may mirror that of humans in many ways, they are wild animals that do not actually feel or act like humans

Standards Alignment

National Standards

NS.K-4.3 LIFE SCIENCE
As a result of activities, 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 their activities, all students should develop understanding
• Structure and function in living systems
• Regulation and behavior
• Populations and ecosystems
• Diversity and adaptations of organisms
NS.K-4.6 and NS.5-8.6 PERSONAL AND SOCIAL PERSPECTIVES
As a result of activities, all students should develop understanding of
• Types of resources
• Changes in environments
• Populations, resources, and environments