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Santa's Reindeer Tails

from Alaska Zoo

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Join Santa and the Alaska Zoo elves for a meet-and-greet with Santa and the zoo's resident reindeer! This program will give you a special opportunity to chat with Santa and zoo experts about Santa's reindeer and their caribou cousins in Alaska. This EdZoocational experience will be sure to make you a reindeer expert for the holidays, so be sure to keep your eyes to the sky this Christmas!

Program Rating

  based on 22 evaluation(s).


About This Program

Cost

By Request: $150.00


Program must be booked at least 72 hours in advance of program date and time.
All invoices will be emailed along with a program confirmation email upon reserving your program date and time.

Length

30-45 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3Public Library: Groups Pre-K to 3rd Grade and Parents

Minimum participants:

No Minimum

Maximum participants:

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


Primary Disciplines

Fine Arts, Language Arts/English, Mathematics, Sciences, Literacy, Reading


Program Delivery Mode

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



Booking Information

This is a special event and will only be offered these dates and times this year.

Sorry, this program is not currently available. To inquire about future availability, please contact Alaska Zoo

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 72 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 will begin with a short introduction familiarizing the audience with the location and mission of the Alaska Zoo.
2. Introduction to Alaska Zoo elf/elves, virtual classroom etiquette, and special guest, Santa!
3. Santa will introduce you to the reindeer and give them enrichment.
4. Santa will discuss how the zoo elves take care of some of his reindeer friends.
5. Alaska Zoo expert elves will talk about the similarities and difference between reindeer and caribou in Alaska utilizing biofacts and photos.
6. Santa, zoo elf and participants activity!
7. Time allowed for questions and answers with Santa and zoo elf/elves.

Objectives

Through this program participants should be able to:
*Give the difference between a caribou and a reindeer.
*Identify characteristics of this deer family member.
*Develop an understanding of wild caribou behavior.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

Common Core;
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.K.8
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.K.1.B
CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.K.CC.C.6
CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.K.MD.B.3
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.K.5.C
CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.K.MD.A.2
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.K.5.A
CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.K.MD.A.1
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.1.1.B
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.1.1.D
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.1.1.E
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.1.1.F
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.1.1.J
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.1.2.B
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.1.6
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.1.8
CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.1.MD.A.1
CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.1.MD.A.2
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.1.6
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.1.7
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.1.8
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.1.5.B
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.1.8
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.1.2.A
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.1.2.C
CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.1.MD.B.3
National:
K-LS1-1
K-ESS3-1
K-ESS3-3
1-LS1-1.A
1-LS1-2
LS1.A
LS1.B
LS1.D
1-LS3-1
LS3.A
LS3.B
K-2-ETS1-3
1-ESS1-1
1-ESS1.B
1-ESS1-2
A full list of content standards is included in your program materials and depends on what grade-level packet you choose.

State Standards

State Standards Met:
Alaska Content and Performance Standards

Science
Inquiry
Evidence
Physical Science
Communication
Life Science
A full list of content standards is included in your program materials and depends on what grade-level packet you choose.