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Ecosystems Van

Ecosystems Van Classroom Visit

Developed specifically for 6th grade, this FREE 55-minute (per class) outreach program explores stability and changes in ecosystems using inquiry-based learning, and interactive activities. Students discuss attainable conservation actions and how daily choices can impact local and global ecosystems.

Classroom Application/Core Curriculum

6th Grade SEEd Standards 


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

  • African pygmy hedgehog
  • Lesser Madagascar tenrec
  • Giant cave cockroach
  • Three-banded armadillo
  • Ball python
  • Rainbow boa
  • Parrot
  • Amphibian

Program Requirements:

  • This program is only offered to public and charter schools within a 90-minute drive from Loveland Living Planet Aquarium.
  • 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.

Because we visit on a rotational schedule, we will contact you when it is our year to visit your students.

For questions please email:

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