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Raptors of the Columbia River Gorge

from Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Museum

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Students will be introduced to raptors, or "birds of prey". Studenst will learn the different types of raptors, what classifies them as a raptor,  and how they live in the environment. Students will learn why raptors are important to the environment. Several "live" birds will make an appearance. The birds may include owls, hawks, and falcons.

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About This Program


By Request: $125.00

During our busy season (April, May, and June) our fee for this program is $125.


60 minutes

Target Audience

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

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Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)

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

Provider's Cancellation Policy

We will not charge for programs cancelled due to nature i.e. snow days. The full fee will be charged to sites which cancel with less than 48 hours notice.

About This Provider

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Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Museum

The Dalles, OR
United States

We are the official interpretive center for the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and the Historical Museum for Wasco County. We offer a wide variety of natural and cultural programs. We are accredited by the American Association of Museums.

Rebekah Rafferty
5412968600 ext209

Program Details


1. Students will be asked what a raptor is
2. Presentation on different types of raptors & their roles
3. Presentation on the characteristics of raptors.
4. Students will be asked why raptors are important to the environment.
5. Students will be instructed on what to do if they find a wounded birds or animal.
6. Several "live" raptors will be shown and discussed.
7. Students will be able to ask questions.


Students will be able to:
1. List five types of raptors
2. Name three distinct characteristics of raptor
3. Explain how raptors live
4. List three reasons why raptors are important to our environment
5. Tell what to do if they find a wounded bird or animal

Standards Alignment

National Standards

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

State Standards

Oregon Standards

SC.03.LS.03 Describe how related plants and animals have similar characteristics
SC.05.LS.01 Group or classify organisms based on a variety of characteristics
SC.05.LS.01.01 Classify a variety of living things into groups using various characteristics.
SC.03.LS.04 Describe a habitat and the organisms that live there.
SC.03.LS.05 Identify how some animals gather and store food, defend themselves, and find shelter.
SC.05.LS.06 Describe how adaptations help a species survive.