Animal Life Cycles

  • Times Available: Tuesday - Friday, 10:15am, 11:15am, 12:15pm
  • Date Range: October 2023 - May 2024
  • Grade Levels: 2nd Grade, 3rd 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 7 years.
  • Fee: $120 per program
  • Contact: Missy Chernick at
During this program, students will explore the life cycles of different animal groups which may include amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, and insects. Through examining natural history props and specimens, as well as experiencing live animal encounters, students will learn about the different stages of development as living creatures grow and change.
Program length is 45 minutes.

This program is 45 minutes long and held onsite at our Downtown Raleigh location.

Curriculum Correlation(s):   2.L.1; Next Generation Science Standards: 3-LS1-1

Scheduling Instructions: 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.