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Mathimals

from Saint Louis Zoo

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How much hay do you need to feed seven elephants? Can you draw an animal exhibit design to scale? This interactive program will include videos, live animals, and hands-on activities that demonstrate the importance of math in the Zoo world. Please specify grade level and concepts being studied when requesting the program.

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About This Program

Cost

By Request: $160.00


Please schedule carefully! Program transfers may be requested based on our ability to reschedule you. Transfers are determined by space availability. A $5 transfer fee will be charged per program for the first transfer date. A $10 transfer fee will be charged for additional transfers. Transfer fees must be paid with credit card at the time requested. We cannot accommodate same day or next day transfers.


Full payment is due before the program. To receive an invoice and pay by check, 8 week's booking notice is required. If a program is booked with less than 8 week's notice, but at least 4 week's notice, full credit card payment is required when booking the program. We are unable to schedule programs with less than 4 week's notice.

Length

45 minutes


Target Audience

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

Minimum participants:

10

Maximum participants:

45


Primary Disciplines

Mathematics, Sciences, Problem Solving


Program Delivery Mode

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



Booking Information

Please indicate grade level and concepts being studied when requesting program. Also, please note that we book quickly! Please plan accordingly to receive your preferred date and time.

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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

Cancelations/Refunds

Please notify the Education Department at (314) 646-4544 or the Outreach Coordinator at (314) 646-4754 immediately if you need to cancel. Another group may be able to take your place.

Refunds

Four Weeks Prior to Program:
A full refund will be issued minus a $5 cancelation fee if you notify the Education Department four weeks prior to your program. There is a $5 cancelation fee per program.

Two Weeks Prior to Program:
You are entitled to a 50% program fee refund if you notify the Education Department two - four weeks prior to your program date.

Less than Two Weeks Prior to Program:
There is no refund for groups that cancel with less than two weeks' notice.

Please note: In the event that your school and/or the Zoo is closed the day of your program due to weather, we will try to reschedule your program or issue a full refund.

Transfers
Program transfers may be requested based on our ability to reschedule you. Transfers are determined by space availability. A $5 transfer fee will be charged per program for the first transfer date. A $10 transfer fee will be charged for additional transfers. Transfer fees must be paid with credit card at the time requested. We cannot accommodate same day or next day transfers.

About This Provider

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Saint Louis Zoo

St. Louis, MO
United States

The Saint Louis Zoo was voted #1 Zoo in America by a Zagat's and Parents' Magazine survey. Our mission is to conserve animals and their habitats through animal management, research, recreation, and educational programs that encourage the support and enrich the experience of the public. 


Our videoconferencing classes will introduce you and your students to a variety of animals and topics including: habitats, ecology, and adaptations. Older students will also learn about our conservation programs going on here at the Zoo and around the world. 

Live animals from our Emerson Children's Zoo will visit our studio during the programs. At this time, we do not have the ability to broadcast remotely from Zoo exhibits.

Contact:
Amber Brown
outreachrequests@stlzoo.org
3147810900 x4677

Program Details

Format

1. The program begins with a welcome and a review of what will take place.
2. We will then discuss how math is used at the Saint Louis Zoo.
3. Depending on the grade level and concepts, appropriate activities will take place.
4. Supplemental videos and live animals will be interspersed, as appropriate.

At all times, questions are encouraged and welcomed.

Objectives

The participant will:
- explore how math may be used in a zoo setting.
- solve problems relating to practical application of math in a zoo setting (as appropriate by grade).
- explain two reasons relating to why math is important in zoos.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

NS.K-8.1 Science as InquiryAs a result of activities in grades K-8, all students should develop

Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
Understanding about scientific inquiry

NS.K-4.3 Life ScienceAs 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

Ns.5-8.3 Life Science
As a result of their activities in grades 5-8, all students should develop understanding of

Structure and function in living systems
Diversity and adaptations of organisms

State Standards

Dependent upon grade level. Please contact for specifics.