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Science Live! - Critters Live!

from Don Harrington Discovery Center Amarillo

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Meet the DHDC’s smallest
residents in this interactive program. 
Students will have the opportunity to get up-close with the DHDC
critters which include snakes; lizards; tarantulas; and small mammals, like a sugar
glider or chinchilla!  Concepts explored
in Critters Live! include life cycles;
habitats; differences within species; and learned vs. inherited traits.

Program Rating

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About This Program

Cost

Multipoint: $165.00
Multipoint Premium: $165.00
Point to Point: $165.00
Point to Point Premium: $145.00


PROGRAM PRICING SCHEDULE:
DHDC Education Partner Districts: Contact DHDC for your district's pricing
Region 16 (Texas) ISDs: $145
All Other ISDs and Organizations: $165

Payment in full must be made at least one week in advance of your scheduled program date.

Length

60 minutes, but can be modified to fit a 45 to 60 minute time frame


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons

Minimum participants:

1

Maximum participants:

500


Primary Disciplines

Sciences, Special Education, Problem Solving, Gifted & Talented, Special Needs


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Skype, iChat, Vidyo, Movi/Jabber, Blue Jeans, etc...)



Booking Information

Program must be scheduled at least THREE weeks in advance.

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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

Should you need to reschedule or cancel your reservation for any of our programs, a minimum of 72 hours’ notice is appreciated. Reservations cancelled with less than 72 hours’ notice will result in a cancellation fee equal to the full cost of the reserved program being assessed to the campus/facility. Exceptions will be made in cases of inclement weather.

About This Provider

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Don Harrington Discovery Center Amarillo

Amarillo, TX
United States

Explosions, melting metal and fire eating?
It's all in a day's work at the Don Harrington Discovery Center!

Serving our five-state region since 1976, DHDC is an interactive, hands-on science learning center which hosts tens of thousands of participants through our Education Program each year.

Our distance learning sessions feature our Science Live! shows and guest lectures from Executive Director and paleontologist Dr. Aaron D. Pan,  Science Live! shows are 45 to 60 minute long "edu-tainment" events bursting with hair-raising demonstrations and explosive results live-streamed into your classrooms and auditoriums live-streamed into your classrooms and auditoriums in spectacular high definition.  Funny, engaging and jam-packed with learning, Science Live! will leave your students cheering for more!

All of our education programs align with both the TEKS (Texas) and the NGSS and a cross-curricular Correlation Chart is available to view with each program we offer.

Contact:
Jennifer Noble
distance@dhdc.org
806-355-9547

Program Details

Format

Science Live! Shows are interactive “edu-tainment” programs showcasing a variety of science concepts.

Objectives

Grades PK-5
• Investigate how the way an animal moves, lives and eats relates to its environment
• Identify how changes in a food chain can affect the entire ecosystem
• Classify living and nonliving things based on their basic needs

Grades 6-8
• Recognize the characteristics of taxonomic groups
• Describe relationships between animals such as producer/consumer and predator/prey.
• Identify how different environments support different varieties of organisms

Grades 9-12 and Adults
• Investigate and analyze how changes in external factors affect organisms, populations, and communities
• Compare characteristics of taxonomic groups
• Compare and contrast how organisms have adapted to various ecosystems

Standards Alignment

National Standards

ELA-LITERACY -- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.1.W.8 -- Writing
ELA-LITERACY -- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.11-12.WHST.7 -- Writing Literacy in History/Social Studies/Science/Technical Subjects: Writing
ELA-LITERACY -- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.2.SL.1 -- Speaking and Listening
ELA-LITERACY -- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.2.W.8 -- Writing
ELA-LITERACY -- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.3.SL.3 -- Speaking and Listening
ELA-LITERACY -- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.3.SL.4 -- Speaking and Listening
ELA-LITERACY -- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.3.W.7 -- Writing
ELA-LITERACY -- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.4.W.7 -- Writing
ELA-LITERACY -- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.5.W.7 -- Writing
ELA-LITERACY -- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.6-8.WHST.7 -- Writing Literacy in History/Social Studies/Science/Technical Subjects: Writing
ELA-LITERACY -- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.9-10.WHST.7 -- Writing Literacy in History/Social Studies/Science/Technical Subjects: Writing
ELA-LITERACY -- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.K.SL.3 -- Speaking and Listening
MATH -- CCSS.MATH.1.MP.2 -- Mathematical Practices
MATH -- CCSS.MATH.2.MP.2 -- Mathematical Practices
MATH -- CCSS.MATH.3.MP.2 -- Mathematical Practices
MATH -- CCSS.MATH.4.MP.2 -- Mathematical Practices
MATH -- CCSS.MATH.5.MP.2 -- Mathematical Practices
MATH -- CCSS.MATH.6.MP.2 -- Mathematical Practices
MATH -- CCSS.MATH.7.MP.2 -- Mathematical Practices
MATH -- CCSS.MATH.8.MP.2 -- Mathematical Practices:
MATH -- CCSS.MATH.HS.MP.2 -- Mathematical Practices
MATH -- CCSS.MATH.K.MP.2 -- Mathematical PracticesDownloadable NGSS Correlation Chart is available in the Program Materials Section above.

State Standards

Texas Downloadable TEKS (Texas) Correlation chart is listed in the Program Materials section above.