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Discovering Habitats

from Greenville Zoo

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Join us as we explore what makes and animal's home special for them.
From sandy deserts to the tops of rain forests, we will discover some
interesting things about these places and investigate how animals survive in
their specific habitat.

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About This Program

Cost

By Request: $100.00


Any audience that books five programs at the same time can book a sixth for free (buy five get one free).

A purchase order or full payment must be received three weeks after the date of the program.

Each teacher will receive pre and post activities via email confirmation of the requested program.

Length

30 minutes for 2nd grade. 30-45 minutes for 3rd-4th


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 2, 3, 4

Minimum participants:

30

Maximum participants:

5


Primary Disciplines

Sciences


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Skype, iChat, Vidyo, Movi/Jabber, Blue Jeans, etc...)
Zoom
WebEx



Booking Information

Our availability includes: Year round Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 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 3 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:
Kyra Thurow
kthurow@greenvillesc.gov
8644674850

Program Details

Format

1. Define the term habitat.
2. Determine the needs of an animal in a habitat.
3. Look at multiple habitats (rainforests, grasslands, oceans, deserts, and tundra) and discover their main characteristics.
4. Determine how animals have all of their needs met in each habitat.

Objectives

1. Students will be able to distinguish what types of animals live in specific environments.
2. Students should be able to discuss characteristics of animals based on the environment they are from.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

NS.K-4.3: Life Science: Organisms and environments

State Standards

South Carolina Science 2.L.5B; 2.L.5B.2

NGSS:
2-ESS2-3: Earth's Systems
3-ESS2-2: Earth's Systems

ISTE 1: Empowered Learner
ISTE 7: Global Collaborator
ISTE 6: Creative Communicator