Rockin' Reptiles & Awesome Amphibians

by  National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium

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Become a herpetologist and explore the world of reptiles and amphibians! Learn about some of their amazing adaptations and the important roles they play in nature. A few live animals will stop by to help us learn!

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About This Program


By Request: $125.00

Additional programs may be added for a reduced rate. Restrictions may apply.


Programs will consist of 45 minutes of live content, followed by a live question and answer session.

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, Adult Learners, Homeschool/Family Public Library: Library Patrons

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Primary Disciplines

Family & Consumer Science, Mathematics, Problem Solving, Sciences, STEM

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

The National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium requires a two week minimum to cancel or reschedule your program..

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National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium

Dubuque, IA
United States

The National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium is located in Dubuque, IA. Part aquarium, part museum, part science center, the River Museum inspires stewardship by creating educational experiences where history and rivers come alive! 

Kaelyn Howe
563-557-9545 x222

Program Details


1 - Program starts by introducing the words reptile and amphibian - what makes these animals similar? What makes them different?
2 - Meet an live amphibian
3 - Meet 3 t0 4 live reptiles (usually turtle, lizard and snake)
4 - Discuss how these animals help humans and how we can help these animals
5 - Time for questions


Students will be able to contrast reptiles and amphibians.
Students will identify 1 way these animals are helpful to humans.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

Possible Next Generation Science Standards met through this program:

K-LS1-1. Use observations to describe patterns of what plants and animals (including humans) need to survive.

2-LS4-1. Make observations of plants and animals to compare the diversity of life in different habitats.

3-LS4-3. Construct an argument with evidence that in a particular habitat some organisms can survive well, some survive less well, and some cannot survive at all.