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Stories that Soar - Birds in Folktales and Legend

by  Houston Audubon

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Hear stories and legends from around the world as we explore the world of our most famous or infamous birds. Meet live birds as we go back in time to discover fact and fiction about our feathered friends.

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About This Program

Cost

By Request: $125.00
By Request Premium: $125.00



Length

60 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 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

Language Arts/English, Sciences, Literacy, Reading


Program Delivery Mode

Zoom



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Provider's Cancellation Policy

If cancellation is necessary the provider will work to secure a new date.

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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. This program begins with an introduction to the world of birds
2. We discuss the many ways that birds have impacted human life for centuries
3. We learn about individual species and the folktales about them
4. We meet live bird ambassadors
5. Program is a mix of stories, folktales and legend
6. Live birds, specimens and puppets are used to tell the stories
7. Time is allowed for questions and answers

Objectives

The participant will:
-develop an appreciation for birds and bird conservation
-explore how cultures have portrayed birds in their heritage
-understand how many common sayings about birds originated
-enjoy meeting live bird ambassadors and learning their stories