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Adaptations Van

Adaptations Van Classroom Visit

Developed specifically for 4th grade, this FREE 55-minute (per class) outreach program emphasizes the adaptations of plants and animals found in Utah’s habitats. Students will explore the structures and functions native Utah species use to survive in their habitats. Using observation skills and inquiry-based learning, students identify accessible everyday conservation strategies.

Classroom Application/Core Curriculum

4th Grade SEEd Standards 

Strand 4.1: ORGANISMS FUNCTIONING IN THEIR ENVIRONMENT

Student experience may include an opportunity to interact with one of the following Animal Ambassadors:

  • Garter Snake 
  • Gopher Snake 
  • Tiger Salamander 
  • Woodhouse’s Toad 
  • Red-spotted Toad 
  • King Snake 
  • Russian Tortoise 

Program Requirements:

  • This program is only offered to public and charter schools.
  • The program is for 40 students or less.
  • The presentation room must be wheelchair-accessible with a door that closes and should be free of classroom pets (fish are ok).
  • The room must have at least one available electrical outlet.
  • An adult representative from the school must accompany the class throughout the entire presentation.
  • No other activities can occur in the room during the presentation.
  • LLPA Educators must stay in the presentation room for the duration of our visit.

For questions please email: schoolprograms@thelivingplanet.com

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