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Arctic Discoveries: Tiger Toys (July 2018 Special)

from Alaska Zoo

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Amur tigers are the largest big cat species! Discover what it takes to keep these beautiful predators engaged at the Alaska Zoo through enrichment, or tiger toys! Watch our tigers receive enrichment and learn why it's so important to the health of our animals. This EdZoocational opportunity is truly unFURgettable!

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About This Program

Cost

By Request: $50.00


Program(s) must be booked at least one week in advance of desired program date and time.
All invoices will be emailed along with a program confirmation email upon reserving your program date and time.

Length

30 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult Learners Before and after school program groups Public Library: Library Patrons

Minimum participants:

No Minimum

Maximum participants:

There is no maximum, but for optimum interactivity, we suggest no more than 30 participants.


Primary Disciplines

Sciences, Problem Solving


Program Delivery Mode

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



Booking Information

In the winter, Anchorage experiences much shorter daylight hours than most places encounter. Due to these differences in daylight hours we may suggest more suitable times on your requested program date, depending on your program choice, to make sure you are getting the best quality program(s) possible. Thank you for understanding.

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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

We will not charge for programs cancelled due to nature. The full fee will be charged to sites which cancel with less than 48 hours notice.

About This Provider

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Alaska Zoo

Anchorage, AK
United States

The Alaska Zoo has provided a home for orphaned, injured and captive-born animals for over 45 years. We are a 501(c)3 nonprofit dedicated to promoting the conservation of Arctic, subarctic and like-climate species through education, research and community enrichment. We are proud to offer quality programs and events for all ages.

Contact:
Shannon Ozee
dlearning@alaskazoo.org
9073416462

Program Details

Format

1. This program begins with a short video familiarizing the audience with the location and mission of the Alaska Zoo.
2. Introduction to staff member and encounter animal(s).
3. Discussion with photos and biofacts- Where are they from and why are they different?
4. Discoveries and discussion- What is enrichment?!
5. Discoveries with photos/video- Tiger enrichment!
6. Brainstorming enrichment for your animals.
7. Time allowed for questions and answers.

Objectives

Through this program participants should be able to:
*List identifying characteristics of Amur tigers.
*Identify main types of enrichment.
*Discuss types of enrichment for tigers.
*Address why enrichment is important for captive animals.
*Brainstorm more enrichment for captive animals.