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Who's Who in the Zoo

by  Greenville Zoo

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Who’s Who in the Zoo introduces participants to the people who care for them here at the Greenville Zoo! During this program, we will discuss basic and complex animal needs, day-to-day animal care, animal training protocols, and meet our education animal ambassadors.

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About This Program

Cost

By Request: $100.00



Length

30-40 minutes


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:

5

Maximum participants:

30


Primary Disciplines

Community Interests, Career 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 Tuesday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. 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 2 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:
Maxene Van Damme
mvandamme@greenvillesc.gov
8642982797

Program Details

Format

1. Discuss the role of Zookeepers at a Zoo
2. Food & Enrichment Examples
3. Interactive Training Demonstration
4. X-Ray Diagnosis Activity
5. Live Animals & Biofacts Presented Throughout

Objectives

1. Define AZA (Association of Zoos and Aquariums) and;
2. Discuss its (the AZA’s) relevance to animal welfare.
3. Identify at least three basic needs and one complex need of animals kept under human care
4. Demonstrate the process of operant conditioning (training) used by the Greenville Zoo*

*Only for relevant/appropriate audiences

Standards Alignment

National Standards

Next Generation Science Standards:
o K-ESS3-3 Earth and Human Activity: Communicate solutions that will reduce the impact of humans on the land, water, air, and/or other living things in the local environment.
o 5-ESS3-1 Earth and Human Activity: Obtain and combine information about ways individual communities use science ideas to protect the Earth’s resources and environment.
o K-LS1-1 Interdependent Relationship in Ecosystems: Use observations to describe patterns of what plants and animals need to survive

State Standards

International Society for Technology in Education Standards:
o ISTE 7- Global Collaborator

National Institute of Senior Centers:
o Standard 5 Program Planning: A senior center shall provide a broad range of group and individual activities and services that respond to the needs and interests of older adults, families, and caregivers in its community or service area.