Education

Field Biology is an Adventure

Location: 
Interactive Video Conferencing
Dates Available: 
Year round
Times Available: 
Mondays; between 8:30am and 10:30am
Type of School: 
Home School,
Private,
Public
Grade Level: 
8th Grade,
9th Grade,
10th Grade,
11th Grade,
12th Grade
Class Size: 
minimum 12, maximum 35
Month: 
January,
February,
March,
April,
May,
June,
July,
August,
September,
October,
November,
December
Requirements: 
Programs must be scheduled 6 weeks in advance.
Fee: 
Programs are free to North Carolina schools, with the exception of return shipping costs of teaching materials. Out of state schools pay an additional $65 program fee.

Dr. Roland Kays is the world's expert on kinkajous. Learn how Dr. Kays went from being a rugrat exploring the outdoors to a scientist climbing trees in the rainforest, and what he discovered about kinkajous in the process. 

S.M.A.R.T.S. PROGRAM (Grades 3-12) (Scientists Making Answers Relevant for Teachers and Students.)  The S.M.A.R.T.S. program allows students to interact with a scientist and learn about their research. The programs are 30-45 minutes long and are offered on specified days, between 8:30am and 10:30am. They are interactive and support the North Carolina Science Essential Standards.

Registration: Schools must have some form of videoconferencing equipment or software to participate. Programs must be scheduled 6 weeks in advance.
On Line Registration Form:  http://naturalsciences.org/form/distance-learning-registration

For more information about the SMARTS programs contact Tamara Poles, coordinator of virtual education, at 919.707.9277 or tamara.poles@naturalsciences.org

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