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Wolf 101 - FREE to schools

by  International Wolf Center

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In this program, we cover the basics of gray wolf biology
and behavior. Join us as we address a variety of topics including where wolves
live, what they eat, and how they have adapted to different environments. This interactive
program is a great introduction to the world of gray wolves!

This program is FREE for schools!

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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, Parent, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons

Minimum participants:

No minimum.

Maximum participants:

We suggest no more than 40 students.


Primary Disciplines

Sciences


Program Delivery Mode

Zoom



Booking Information

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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 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. Description of Gray Wolf life cycle and pack structure
3. Discussion of wolf communication methods and meanings
4. Outline Gray Wolf adaptations and how they aid in the species’ survival
5. Discussion on wolf habitat range, the limitations of that range, and wolf/human interactions
6. Question and answer time, with the opportunity to view ambassador wolves live on camera.

Objectives

Participants will be able to:
- Define the terms “adaptation,” “pack,” “territory,” “predator,” and “prey”
- List three specific physical and/or social adaptations exhibited by Gray Wolves
- List several means of communication used by wolves
- Discuss wolf habitat range and requirements

Standards Alignment

National Standards

NS.K-4.3 LIFE SCIENCE
As a result of their activities, all students should develop an 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 an understanding of:
• 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 their activities, all students should develop an understanding of:
• Types of resources
• Changes in environments
• Populations, resources and environments