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Predators vs. Prey

from Rosamond Gifford Zoo

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an animal hunts other animals, or is the one being hunted, predators and prey
are closely linked to each other, as well as the other living things in an
ecosystem. Join us as we check out some amazing predators and prey and learn
how these animals eat-or avoid being eaten! 

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About This Program


By Request: $125.00

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30-45 minutes for Pre-K-2nd grade/45-60 minutes for all other ages and 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, 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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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 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. Discuss the difference between predators and prey.
2. Explore a variety of predators and prey using videos, images and discussion.
3. Meet two to four predators and prey at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo.
4. 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. Understand the difference between predators and prey.
2. Identify different animals at the zoo as predators or prey.
3. Discover what adaptations make an animal a predator and what adaptations help protect animals from predators.
4. Discover why predators and prey are important to the ecosystem.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

K-LS1-1: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms
K-ESS3-1: Natural Resources
3-LS2-1: Social Interactions and Group Behavior
3-LS4-4: Ecosystem Dynamics, Functioning, and Resilience
3-LS4-2: Natural Selection
4-LS1-1: Structure and Function
5-PS3-1: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms
5-LS2-1: Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems
MS-LS2-1: Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems
MS-LS2-3: Cycle of Matter and Energy Transfer in Ecosystems
MS-LS2-4: Ecosystem Dynamics, Functioning, and Resilience
MS-LS4-4: Natural Selection
HS-LS2-1/HS-LS2-2:Interdepedent Relationships in Ecosystems
HS-LS2-6: Ecosystem Dynamics, Functioning, and Resilience
HS-LS4-2: Adaptation

State Standards

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