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Chain of Life

from Greenville Zoo

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Students learn about
producers, consumers, decomposers, and scavengers and how they all work
together in a chain of life. Students
will also explore how interconnected all life is!

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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 three weeks after the date of the program.

Each teacher will receive pre and post activities via email confirmation of the requested program.

Length

45 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 3, 4, 5, 6

Minimum participants:

10

Maximum participants:

30


Primary Disciplines

Sciences


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Skype, iChat, Vidyo, Movi/Jabber, 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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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:
Kyra Thurow
kthurow@greenvillesc.gov
8644674850

Program Details

Format

1. Discussion of habitats and what animals need to survive
2. Discussion of energy needed to sustain an ecosystem
3. Discussion of producers, consumers, decomposers, and scavengers with live animals
4. Build a food chain and see how all life is connected to each other

Objectives

1. Students will understand the components of a healthy habitat
2. Students will understand the transfer of energy though the food web
3. Students will understand the differences between producers, consumers, decomposers, and scavengers
4. Students will understand the importance of interdependence within an ecosystem
5. 6th Grade: Students will understand the difference between biotic and abiotic factors
6. 5th & 6th Grade: Students will understand trophic levels, apex predators, and the classification system for animals
7. 6th Grade: Students will understand the difference between organisms, populations, and communities in an ecosystem

Standards Alignment

National Standards

NS.K-4.3: Life Science: Life cycles of organisms
NS.K.5-8.3: Life Science: Populations and ecosystems

State Standards

Meets 2014 SC Science Academic Standards; 3.L5A.2, 5.L.4B.1, 5.L.4B.2, 5.L.4B.3, 5.L.4B.4;
Meets 2005 SC Science Academic Standards; 5-2.4

NGSS:
3-LS1-1: From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes
5-LS2-1: Ecosystems: Intereactions, Energy, and Dynamics
MS-LS1-6: From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes
MS-LS2-3: Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics

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