Life Sciences

All of our Life Science Programs are 60-75 minutes in length, presented in your classroom. Program prices shown below are for up to 35 students. Add $5 per additional student, up to a maximum of 40.

Kids Learning Life Sciences

Critters of the American River

Grades K-2
Enjoy a "mini safari" in the classroom! Students will compare and contrast three major animal groups: mammals, birds and reptiles, then examine local wildlife with the aid of specimens and live animals. Not appropriate for TK classes.
Fee: $150 per program
Length: 60 minutes

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Sensational Senses

Grades K-1
How do humans and animals explore and get information from their environment? Answers are revealed through imaginative and interactive activities that include specimens and live animals. In this multi-sensory program, students will explore the functions of their senses and how these compare to the sensory abilities of animals. Not appropriate for TK classes.
Fee: $150 per program
Length: 60 minutes

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Scales and Tails

Grades 1-5
What is the difference between a reptile and an amphibian? Students will build on their knowledge about these captivating creatures, leading to an appreciation for all native reptiles and amphibians. Program includes an interactive PowerPoint presentation and up-close observation of some of these cold-blooded creatures!
Note: Presentation includes a PowerPoint show. Please let us know if your classroom already has a projector set up that we can access with our laptop.
Fee: $150 per program
Length: 60 minutes

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Raptors of the River

Grades 2-6
Explore the fascinating world of birds of prey in the Sacramento region. Students will discover what makes these winged hunters such uniquely adapted predators, their role in the environment and what we can do to protect our raptors in Sacramento. Through a visual presentation, your students will become raptor experts and test their new knowledge when they meet our live birds of prey face to face!
Note: Presentation includes a PowerPoint show. Please let us know if your classroom already has a projector set up that we can access with our laptop.
Fee: $175 per program
Length: 75 minutes

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Amazing Adaptations

Grades 3-5
Learn how the animals of the American River Parkway survive. Your students will discover the unique abilities and adaptations of local wildlife through naturalist-led interactive discussion, hands-on activities and getting up close to native live animals!
Note: Presentation includes a PowerPoint show. Please let us know if your classroom already has a projector set up that we can access with our laptop.
Fee: $175 per program
Length: 75 minutes

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