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Animal Adaptations

Animal Adaptations

Docent-Led Exhibit Workshop

Beavers, bears and birds, oh my! Structure follows function as students explore the adaptations that abound in the animal kingdom! Learn what adaptations are, the difference between physical and behavioral adaptations and how they help all kinds of animals survive, and thrive, in the ecosystems they call home. All living things on planet Earth need four basic resources; food, water, air and shelter to survive and over time, all life forms are constantly changing in order to meet those needs. Using those 4 main resources as a lens, students will learn that animals, through adaptations have developed a variety of strategies to meet those needs. Explore up close and hands-on in the workshop room and then adventure into the Expedition Earth gallery to discover specific adaptations that the species in our collections have. From carnivores to herbivores big and small, endangered species and those that are now extinct, animal adaptations are everywhere—can your students discover them all?

Subjects: Life Science
Program Type: Guided Museum Experiences


Where is it?

Museum & Science Center

When is it?

Days Available: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Start Date: 09/26/2017
End Date: 05/24/2018
Program Length: 50 min.
Earliest Start Time: 10am

Who Should Attend?

Grades: Pre K, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade
Minimum Attendence: 8
Maximum Attendence: 25

How Much Does It Cost?

Cost: Museum Group Admission: $7 per person; PLUS: $3 additional per person program charge; 1 free adult with every 5 students; RMSC Member Adults free
Minimum Student Charge: 15

How To Book?

Call: 585.697.1942
Reservation Timeframe: 3 Wks

Need More Information?

Name: Member & Visitor Services
Phone: 585.697.1942


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