At Home in My Biome

by  Rosamond Gifford Zoo

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deserts, tropical rainforests…these are just some of the places our animals
call home. Discover some of the common biomes and how animals that live
there have adapted to survive. 

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About This Program


Point to Point: $0.00
By Request: $125.00

Please remit payment or purchase order two weeks prior to your program.
Your program will not be confirmed until payment/purchase order and signed agreement have been received.
Invoices and and program information will be sent upon confirmed reservation.


45-60 minutes

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, Library Staff

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Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, Blue Jeans, etc...)

Booking Information

This program is available Monday through Friday, year round. Available times are from 8:30 AM am to 4:00 pm EST

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For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672

Provider's Cancellation Policy

This program is available Monday through Friday, year round. Available times are from 8:30 AM am to 4:00 pm EST

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 Rosamond Gifford 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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Rosamond Gifford Zoo

Syracuse , NY
United States

Founded in 1914, the Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park is among
the top 10 percent of zoos in the country as an
accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). The zoo is
dedicated to connecting people to the natural world by providing engaging guest
experiences, exceptional animal care, and unparalleled conservation education. 

Our distance learning programs will introduce you to a wide range of
topics including adaptations, habitats, life cycles, as well as many other
interesting and exciting topics to enrich the minds and hearts of all age

Christian Delmotte
315-435-8511 X8559

Program Details


1. Participants will discover each of the types of habitats and how the animals survive using pictures, video, live animals and chats.
2. Meet two to four animal guests and discover how they survive in their habitats
3. Participant interaction with facilitator using a variety of options such as the chat feature, polls, live discussion, question/answer session, etc.


Participants will be able to:
1. Identify the different types of habitats found around the world
2. Identify the animals that live in those habitats and how they are able to survive
3. Discover how animals in a habitat interact and rely on each other
4. Discuss the impact humans have on habitats

Standards Alignment

National Standards

K-ESS3-1: Natural Resources
2-LS2-2:Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems
2-LS4-1: Biodiversity and Humans
3-LS2-1: Social Interactions and Group Behavior
3-LS4-4: Ecosystem Dynamics, Functioning, and Resilience; Biodiversity and Humans
3-LS4-3: Adaptation
4-LS1-1: Structure and Function
5-LS1-1: Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems
5-ESS3-1: Human Impacts on Earth Systems
MS-LS2-1: Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems
MS-LS2-4: Ecosystem Dynamics, Functioning and Resilience
MS-LS4-6: Adaptation
MS-ESS3-3: Human Impacts on Earth Systems
HS-LS2-1: Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems
HS-LS2-6: Ecosystems Dynamics, Functioning, and Resilience
HS-LS2-8: Social Interactions and Group Behavior
HS-LS2-7: Biodiversity and Humans
HS-LS4-2: Adaptation

State Standards

P-LS1-1: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms (NYSSLS)