2 HRS, Grades 3-7, offered in the Winter
- Winter Challenges Pre-Visit Information and Activities
- NYSED Standards Met: Elementary/Intermediate Science
Standard 1, Inquiry Key Idea 1,2,3
Standard 4, Key Idea 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Standard 6, Key Idea 1, 3, 5
Standard 7, Key Idea 1, 2
Students discover how animals survive the challenges of the winter season. An indoor discussion of animal adaptations is followed by an introduction to wildlife habitats. Outdoors, students participate in an exciting search for wildlife homes, tracks, and other signs of animal activity. The outdoor portion of the program lasts approximately one hour and 15 minutes. Snow cover is not necessary for this lesson.