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An Avian Adventure- Soaring into the World of Birds

from Houston Audubon

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Join Houston Audubon on an Avian Adventure into the world of birds. Meet live birds from their raptor center as you learn and discover the natural history of a variety of birds, their importance in the food web, habitat needs, conservation status, and much more. From eagles to hummingbirds this program will get your students soaring. This program is custom-tailored for grades PreK - 12.

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About This Program

Cost

By Request: $125.00
By Request Premium: $125.00



Length

30 minutes for pre-K 45 minutes for K-3 60 minutes for 4 - 12 grades


Target Audience

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

Minimum participants:

10

Maximum participants:

There is no maximum, but for optimum interactivity, we suggest no more than 60 students


Primary Disciplines

Social Studies/History, Sciences, Literacy, Reading


Program Delivery Mode

Zoom
WebEx



Booking Information

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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 i.e. snow days. The full fee will be charged to sites which cancel with less than 48 hours notice.

About This Provider

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Houston Audubon

Houston, TX
United States

Houston Audubon is a chapter of National Audubon Society in an assigned 11-county area surrounding and including Houston. Its mission is to promote the conservation and appreciation of birds and wildlife habitat, which it accomplishes through acquiring and maintaining critical habitat as bird sanctuaries, education programs for children and adults, advocacy efforts, and land conservation projects.

Contact:
Mary Anne Weber
maweber@houstonaudubon.org
7136402407

Program Details

Format

1. Introduction to Houston Audubon and meet our first bird
2. Learn about what makes a bird a bird featuring live birds, specimens and biofacts
3. Learn about why birds are important
4. Meet several live birds and discuss migration
5. Learn about how we can help birds
6. Meet several more live birds learn about their natural history
7. Conclude with time for questions and answers

Objectives

Participants will:
-develop an appreciation for birds
-understand the importance of habitat conservation
-better be able to identify local birds
-understand the role of birds in the food web
-engage in a discussion on how to help birds in their community

Standards Alignment

National Standards

National
NS.K-4.3 Life Science
As a result of activities in grades K-4, all students should develop understanding of:
The characteristics of organisms
Life cycles of organisms
Organisms and environments

NS.5-8.3 Life Science
As a result of activities in grades 5-8, all students should develop understanding of:
Structure and function in living systems
Reproduction and heredity
Regulation and behavior
Populations and ecosystems
Diversity and adaptations of organisms

State Standards

Texas
Science
Kindergarten: 2(A),3(A),9(A,B),10(A,B)
1st Grade: 2(A),3(A,B,C),9(C),10(A,C)
2nd Grade: 2(A),3(A,B,C),9(A,B),10(A)
3rd Grade: 9(A,B,C),10 (A,B)
4th Grade: 9(A,B),10(A,B)
5th Grade: 9(A,B,C),10(A,B)