Education

Your Backyard in Fall, Winter, Spring or Summer

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: 
March,
April,
May,
June,
October,
November
Requirements: 
One adult chaperone required for every five children
Fee: 
$50 per program

Discover the fascinating world of your backyard.  Meet this season’s backyard “stars:” live animals like box turtles, beetles, rabbits, salamanders, and flying squirrels.  Learn how backyards can be good animal homes and how animal activity changes with each season.

Program includes 20 minutes of exploration in 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 2013–2014 school year begins Tuesday, August 13, 2013. You must register for programs at least six weeks in advance of your group's visit. To schedule this program, contact the Scheduling Coordinator at 919.707.9840 or submit an online Scheduling Request Form.
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