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Virtual Field Trip: Zoo Tour

by  Buffalo Zoo

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Are you wishing that you could have a private tour of the Buffalo Zoo, but are unable to bring your group to us? Then a Virtual Field Trip is what you’ve been waiting for! Our education staff will lead your group through the zoo using our live exhibit cameras and pre-recorded video footage of our amazing animals. Virtual tours can be personalized to showcase a few of your favorite animals, based on availability.

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About This Program

Cost

By Request: $135.00



Length

45 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

Minimum participants:

None

Maximum participants:

For optimum interactivity, we suggest no more than 30 students.


Primary Disciplines

Sciences


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Zoom



Booking Information

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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

Cancellations must be received at least 48 hours in advance. The Buffalo Zoo will then make every reasonable attempt to reschedule your program. If the program cannot be rescheduled, the Buffalo Zoo will issue a refund. The refund will be assessed one administrative charge of $25. If a cancellation is made less than 48 hours before the scheduled program, the full program fee will still be charged.

If a school encounters technical problems on the scheduled date of a program, the Buffalo Zoo will wait approximately 15 minutes after the program start time to determine if the problem can be resolved. If not, the program will be canceled for that date. The school then has the option to reschedule the program. If the school chooses not to reschedule, or if the technical issues cannot be resolved for another program date, the full program fee will still be charged.

In the event of weather related zoo or school closings, the Buffalo Zoo will make every reasonable attempt to reschedule your program. If the program cannot be rescheduled, the Buffalo Zoo will issue a full refund.

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Buffalo Zoo

Buffalo, NY
United States

The Buffalo Zoological Gardens is the third oldest institution of its kind in the United States. The Zoo's mission is to provide the general public with an educationally, culturally and recreationally significant community resource. This is accomplished through the advancement and encouragement of the science of zoology, through the conservation of the world's wildlife and through the innovative exhibition of diverse species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish.

Contact:
Rebecca Balk
rbalk@buffalozoo.org
7169956143

Program Details

Format

1. Welcome to the Buffalo Zoo- brief introduction on zoo history
2. Mission of the Zoo
3. Explore zoo exhibits and animals
4. Q & A

Objectives

Some of the program objectives include:

Students will be able to:
-Identify exhibit features
-Understand mission of zoos
-Identify zoo animals and their adaptations