|Content Provider||Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Museum 2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12 Honorable Mention|
5000 Discovery Drive
The Dalles, OR 97058
Phone: (541) 296-8600 ext. 209
Fax: (541) 298-8660
|Program Type||Individual Program|
|Program Rating||based on 3 evaluation(s).|
|Target Audience||Education: Grade(s): 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Nursing Homes, Public Library: Library Patrons|
|Maximum Number of Participants||75|
|Minimum Number of Participants||5|
|Primary Disciplines||Gifted & Talented, Mathematics, Problem Solving, Sciences, Social Studies/History|
|Program Description||This program has the students examining the different ice age theories. Students will also learn about the unique ice age mega mammals. Students will be introduced to the theories of why the mega mammals became extinction. Students will also learn about giant ice age Missoula floods which changed the landscape of the Columbia River Gorge forever. The program will use student inquiry, slides, and props.|
1. Students will discuss what an ice age is.
2. Students will learn about theories.
3. Student will develop their theories of why are there ice age.
4. The most accepted theories will be examined.
5. Students will define what a mega mammals is.
6. Student will be shown examples of mega mammals that existed during the ice .
7. Students will generate theories as to why the mega mammals became extinct.
8. Student will learn about the Ice Age floods on the Columbia River and be shown pictures and artifacts from the Ice Age floods on the Columbia River.
The students will:
1. Be able to define ice age and recite at least one theory about the Ice Age.
2. Will learn about mega mammals and the theories as to why they became extinct.
3. Will be able to tell about the causes and effects of the Ice Age floods on the Columbia River.
|National/Common Core Standards to which this program aligns||
Understanding of scientific concepts.
Populations and ecosystems
Interdependence of organisms
Diversity and adaptations of organisms
Matter, energy, and organization in living systems
Behavior of organisms
motion of objects
Life cycles of organisms
Change, constancy, and measurement
Light, heat, electricity, and magnetism
Organisms and environments
Evolution and equilibrium
Properties of earth materials
Abilities of technological design
Science as a human endeavor
Objects in the sky
Understandings about science and technology
Characteristics and changes in populations
Changes in earth and sky
Abilities to distinguish between natural objects and objects made by humans
Types of resources
Changes in environments
Science and technology in local challenges
|Program Length||50 minutes|
This program is available by request ONLY
Multipoint Cost: $100.00
By Request Cost: $100.00
|Program Fee Notes||During our busy season (April, May, and June) our fee for this program is $125.|
|Cancellation Policy||We will not charge for programs cancelled due to nature i.e. snow days. The full fee will be charged to sites which cancel with less than 48 hours notice|
|Is recording allowed?||No|
|Recording Notes||Recording is permitted with prior approval from content provider.|
|Program Delivery Mode(s)||
Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
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