Education

Beaver Ponds

Location: 
Museum of Natural Sciences
Dates Available: 
October 3, 2013- June 27, 2014
Times Available: 
Tuesday-Friday, 10 & 11 am
Type of School: 
Home School,
Private,
Public
Grade Level: 
PreK,
Kindergarten,
1st Grade
Class Size: 
Preschool: maximum 20; Grades K-1: maximum 26
Month: 
January,
February,
March,
April,
May,
June,
October,
November,
December
Requirements: 
One adult chaperone required for every five children
Fee: 
$50 per program

Meet wet creatures such as dragonfly nymphs, frogs, tadpoles and turtles that live in or near the Peidmont pond. Learn how they eat, swim and grow up in ponds designed and built by beavers.

During this program students will also have 20 minutes to explore the Museum's Discovery Room which is filled with Discovery Boxes, Discovery Drawers, microscopes, an active beehive, animal costumes, animal hand puppets and much more. Teachers receive a packet with material and a natural history object for the class's science center. This program is adapted for each age group.

Science Curriculum Correlation(s): K.L.1, 1.L.1

Scheduling information: Scheduling for the 2014–2015 school year begins Wednesday, August 13, 2014. You must register for programs at least six weeks in advance of your group's visit. To schedule this program, contact the Angela Tramontelli, Scheduling Assistant at 919.707.8860 or submit an online Scheduling Request Form (available 8/13/14).
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