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Education Programs

 

IN-PERSON

Fieldtrip to EcoVivarium Living Museum

Bring your students out for a fun-filled 90-minute educational museum tour! $13/person (Minimum fee $234) Add on Labs available on request – Visual Arts & World Culture or Life Sciences $15 per student (Lab extends tour by 30-40 minutes.)  If you have participants who cannot walk up and down stairs, please let us know at booking so we can accommodate your tour plans!

 

Classroom Programs                                                                      $350

50-minute presentation offering hands-on interaction with live reptiles and arthropods. Thirty students maximum per class. Additional classroom presentations same day are $185 each. Suitable for Preschools through adults.

2 boys with giant water monitor, Mac

Science Night Program                                                                   $450

We bring a variety of animals and artifacts to promote understanding and appreciation of reptiles, amphibians, and arthropods. A bioactive habitat can be displayed to highlight an ecosystem’s interconnected nature with its inhabitants upon request. Easy access to electricity is required. 2.5 hour maximum

 

Mobile Zoo Program                                                                        $950 and up

We bring 8 to 16 animals in 6-foot Mobile Zoo Habitat Systems – student questions lead program content (unless specific content is requested at booking). Animals are rotated for interaction by the presentation team as students visit the exhibit. Maximum event duration – 6 hours.

 

Homeschoolers & Co-Ops

For individual homeschool families and small group co-ops that cannot meet the field trip minimum – we offer Homeschool Thursday on the 4th Friday of each month from September through May. (Dark in November & December)

 

 

Virtual Programs

Virtual Visits                                                                                   $75

 

We teach your students a 45-50 minute lesson over Zoom, featuring our live Ambassador Animals and Q&A time. For the teacher – Includes a video introducing the day’s lesson material and an Art, Science, or Language Arts Challenge for post-visit. We are limited to one class – 30 students maximum. We offer single and multi-part courses. 

Subject List

 ZOOLOGY

Insect or arachnid?

Slithering serpents

Reptiles vs. amphibians

Turtles and tortoises

Diversity of lizards

Super squamates (lizards and snakes)

Rescue stories

Beyond the scales (reptile anatomy)

 

ECOLOGY

Sneaky Scales (Camouflage)

Tricksters of the reptile world

Extreme Adaptations

They eat WHAT? How?

Endangered Species and how you can help

Invaders!

Meet your neighbors (San Diego focus)

CROSS-CURRICULAR

Fingerprint stories

Dragons East and West

Mythological creatures

Ancient cultures around the world

Medicinal connections – past and present

Fashion statements – then and now

STEAM-based zoo design

Careers with animals

NGSS and Common Core standards available upon request

 

Have another idea? Let us know!

We can design something – Just for You!

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