Adaptations of Reptiles & Amphibians

  • Times Available: Tuesday - Friday, 10:15am, 11:15am, 12:15pm
  • Date Range: October 2023 - May 2024
  • Grade Levels: 3rd Grade, 4th Grade
  • Class Size: minimum 8, maximum 28 students/per program
  • Months: January, February, March, April, May, October, November, December
  • Requirements: Must register for program at least four weeks in advance.
    Minimum age 8 years.
  • Fee: $120 per program
  • Contact: Missy Chernick at
Learn about some cool adaptations while exploring these two amazing animal groups. Students will investigate a variety of reptiles and amphibians through live animals, natural history props, and biofacts, and will discover what special adaptations these scaly, slippery, and often misunderstood creatures have for survival.
Program length is 45 minutes.

This program is held onsite at our Downtown Raleigh location.

Curriculum Correlation(s):   ELA 3rd grade: ELA Module 2A (UnboundEd/EL Education); NC Science Standards: 4.L.1; Next Generation Science Standards: 3-LS4-3, 4-LS1-1

Scheduling Instructions: Scheduling is now closed for the current school year. Scheduling for the upcoming school year will begin on Tuesday, August 15th for programs in October-January, and Tuesday, August 29th for programs in February-May. To begin the scheduling process, please fill out the Onsite Group Program Scheduling Request Form.

Please note that only 30 people total will be allowed in the program classroom. Two of those people must be adults, and at least one of them must be a teacher. All remaining chaperones, siblings, etc. are welcome to explore the Museum during the program.

Scholarship Opportunities: Funding may be available to cover all or part of program fees for qualifying schools. Please indicate your interest in the Additional Information section of the Scheduling Request Form.