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Critters In The Cold

from Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum

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Learn about animal adaptations to extreme weather with hands-on experiments and even take a virtual trip to Antarctica. Join us as we learn how animals, such as penguins, live and have babies during extreme weather.

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Cost

By Request: $160.00


Price includes $15 shipping fee.

Reservations must be paid in full or guaranteed by a purchase order 30 days after the program. Checks, money orders, or credit cards are also accepted.

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Length

50 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) Kindergarten, 1, 2Public Library: Library Patrons

Minimum participants:

None

Maximum participants:

30 *Additional fee for more participants


Primary Disciplines

Sciences


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Zoom



Booking Information

This program is available year-round.

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For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672

Provider's Cancellation Policy

Cancellations made up to 72 hours prior to your scheduled program will be refunded (less a $25 administrative fee.) The $25 administrative fee is waived if you reschedule. If a cancellation is made less than 72 hours before the scheduled program, no refund will be issued.

In the event of weather related school closings or power outages, programs will be rescheduled. If you choose not to reschedule your make-up distance learning program, payment will be refunded less a $25 administrative fee. In the case of program cancellation, the participating site is responsible for rescheduling and/or returning the provided kit materials.

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Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum

Ann Arbor, MI
United States

The Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum provides an opportunity for people of all ages to discover and enjoy the wonder of science, math and technology in an interactive environment that promotes science literacy through experimentation, exploration and education. Our distance learning programs are as interactive and hands-on as a visit to our museum! All programs include a kit of materials that includes everything students need to engage with our educators.


MISSION: Creating moments of discovery that inspire curiosity, exploration, and respect for STEM and the natural world. 

VISION: A world where curiosity today leads to more purposeful lives tomorrow.  

Contact:
Sam Wilson
distancelearning@aahom.org
7349955439

Program Details

Format

I. Discuss how humans stay warm in cold conditions
II. Experiments on how animals stay warm
III. Virtual trip to Antarctica with Pat, our Puppet Penguin
IV.Introduction to animals who live in extreme climates
V. Questions and Conclusions

Objectives

To compare how different animals stay warm
To explore the needs of and adaptations made by animals who live in extreme weather.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

NS.K-4.1 Science of Inquiry
Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
Understanding about scientific inquiry

NS.K-4.3 Life Science
The characteristics of organisms
Life cycles of organisms
Organisms and environments

State Standards

L.OL.00.11 Identify that living things have basic needs.
L.OL.01.13 Identify the needs of animals.
L.OL.01.21 Describe the life cycle of animals including the following stages: egg, young, adult.
L.HE.01.11 Identify characteristics (for example: body coverings, beak shape, number of legs, body parts) that are passed on from parents to young.
S.IP.02.11 Make purposeful observation of the natural world using the appropriate senses.