Animal ABCs

On an imaginary walk through the forest, students will discover different animal groups and compare their differences and similarities. They will look at animals with and without backbones and then examine birds, reptiles, mammals, and amphibians to compare their life cycles and special characteristics that make each group unique.

Times: 9:30 am, 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 12:30 pm
Number of Students: 50 maximum
Length: One hour
Fee: $8.00 per student ($200 minimum per program) includes museum admission. One chaperone per five students free; $10.00 per additional adult chaperone.

Please note: One chaperone per five students is required for grades K–8.

See also: Grades K-2

Related Museum Resources

Animal Art

Grades 1-6

This is an excellent pre-visit or post-visit activity. Students look at a small piece of an animal and draw what they imagine the rest of the animal looks like. 

Animal Detective

Grades 1-6

In this more in-depth version, students practice close observation as they search for animals in the Great Mammal Hall. 

Animal Detectives II

Grades 1-6

In this more in-depth version, students practice close observation as they search for animals in the Great Mammal Hall. 

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