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Perfectly Polar Bears (Nov 5th-9th)

from Alaska Zoo

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In honor of Polar Bear Day, February 27th,  the Alaska Zoo is inviting you to celebrate Polar Bears with us all week long! Meet the Alaska Zoo’s resident polar bears and discover these amazing Arctic icons through an up-close encounter at the polar bear habitat. This unique experience unveils how these perfectly polar bears thrive in an Arctic environment and what adaptations make them the ultimate survivor! Programs will be scheduled November 5th-9th

Program Rating

   based on 14 evaluation(s).


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About This Program

Cost

By Request: $50.00


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) Pre-K Students, 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 Before and after school program groups

Minimum participants:

No Minimum

Maximum participants:

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


Primary Disciplines

Sciences


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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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. Enrichment and Discussion- What is a polar bear?
4. Discoveries with biofacts- Arctic survival experts!
5. Discoveries with photos/videos.
6. Awesome Adaptations via photos/videos.
7. Time allowed for questions and answers.

Objectives

Through this program participants should be able to:
*List some polar bear characteristics.
*Describe what makes a polar bear a marine mammal.
*Identify where they live and what they eat.
*Discuss various Arctic adaptations of polar bears.