Explore the similarities and differences among and within animal groups. Gain an understanding of structure, growth, changes, movement and basic needs. During each presentation, observe a variety of animals to learn how each interacts with its surroundings and uses anatomy or adaptations to best function in its environment.

Objectives:

At the end of the program the student will be able to:

  • Distinguish between animals that eat meat, plant matter, or both
  • Name two differences in teeth structure in animals
  • Describe two different ways animals move
  • Describe what on an animal’s body lets them move in a special way
  • Define adaptation

Essential Standards:

K: K.L.1.1, K.L.1.2

Methods and Activities:

Live animals, museum collections, replicas, interactive centers, natural artifacts

Key Vocabulary:

Movement, adaptation, carnivore, omnivore, herbivore, molars, incisors

Call to Book

704.372.6261 x300
  • Duration: 50 minutes
  • $11 per student
  • Minimum 15 students