Education

Your Backyard

Location: 
Museum of Natural Sciences
Dates Available: 
October 2015 - May 2016
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: 
March,
April,
May,
October,
November
Requirements: 
One adult chaperone required for every five children. Must register for program at least four weeks in advance of your group's visit.
Fee: 
$50 per program

Discover the fascinating world of your backyard. Meet this season’s backyard “stars”: live animals like box tur-tles, beetles, rabbits, salamanders and flying squirrels. Learn how backyards can be good animal homes and how animal activity changes with each season and the weather. Program includes 20 minutes of Discovery Room exploration, teacher packet and a natural science object for the classroom.

Science Curriculum Correlation(s): K.L.1, K.E.1, 1.L.1, 1.L.2

Scheduling information: Scheduling for the 2015–2016 school year begins Tuesday, August 11, 2015. You must register for programs at least six weeks in advance of your group's visit. To schedule this program, contact the Debbie Huston, Scheduling Coordinator at 919.707.9840 or submit an online Scheduling Request Form (available August 10, 2015).

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