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Animal Locomotion

by  Greenville Zoo

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Animal Locomotion
investigates the many different ways that animals move around! During this
program, we will define the word ‘locomotion’, discuss the many ways animals
can move, and even turn ourselves into hopping, crawling, and flying critters.
All programs include up close encounters with some of our education animal
ambassadors.

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About This Program

Cost

By Request: $100.00


Any audience that books five programs at the same time can book a sixth for free (buy five get one free).

A purchase order or full payment must be received before the date of the program.

Each teacher will receive a packet via email confirmation of the requested program.

Length

30 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Pre-K Students, Kindergarten

Minimum participants:

5

Maximum participants:

30


Primary Disciplines

Health/Physical Education, Sciences


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, Blue Jeans, etc...)
Zoom
WebEx



Booking Information

Our availability includes: Year round Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. If you would like a program outside of this time, please feel free to ask and we will see what we can do for you! Please reserve 3 weeks in advance when possible

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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

CANCELLATION POLICY: In the event that a program must be canceled due to weather, technical issues, or other circumstances beyond the control of the Zoo or program recipient, the program may be rescheduled at a later date agreeable to both parties for no additional charge (dependent of availability). If cancellation occurs for any other reason than listed above, a cancellation fee will apply.

RESCHEDULING POLICY: In the event that a program needs to be rescheduled for any reason other than those listed above, then the Zoo must be notified at least three weeks before the date of the program. We do not reschedule inside the three weeks of the scheduled program date. A rescheduling fee will apply.

REFUND POLICY: Once registration is confirmed, the Greenville Zoo adheres to a no-refund, no-credit policy. If a program is canceled at any time for any reason other than those listed above, no refund or credit will be given. Substitution of another group of participants of the same age is permitted with prior notification given at least three weeks before the date of the program.

About This Provider

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Greenville Zoo

Greenville, SC
United States

The Greenville Zoo is a 14-acre facility featuring hundreds of wildlife from all over the world including giraffe, monkeys, giant tortoises and leopards. Join us on a wildlife adventure through the zoo’s beautifully landscaped acres filled with up close and personal views of its residents! Through engaging programs, educational events and animal exhibits, the Greenville Zoo provides a wonderfully wild experience for the entire family that will keep you coming back all year long!

Contact:
Maxene Van Damme
mvandamme@greenvillesc.gov
8642982797

Program Details

Format

1. Discussion & Definition of ‘Locomotion’
2. Describe different types of animal locomotion
3. Imitate animal movements; imagining, pretending, and moving around like animals

Objectives

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:
1. Define the term ‘locomotion.’
2. Identify at least three different types of animal locomotion.
3. Describe at least three body parts that could help an animal move (ex. wings, fins, legs, etc).

Standards Alignment

National Standards

NPH.K-12.1: Movement Forms
NPH.K-12.2: Movement Concepts
NS.K-4.3: Life Science: The characteristics of organisms

State Standards

SC Physical Education Stds: 1& 2

ISTE 1: Empowered Learner
ISTE 7: Global Collaborator
ISTE 6: Creative Communicator