OUTREACH EDUCATION PROGRAMS… SO MUCH TO LEARN!
*Outreach programs can be adapted for students with special needs.
Wonders of Wildlife invites you to participate in our outreach educational programs for your class or group. Each experience will last 60 minutes (unless otherwise noted) and include live animals, engaging activities, touchable artifacts and pre and post activities.
Please choose from the following list of topics:
Animal Introductions: PreK-K (30 minutes)
Learn what makes reptiles, birds, and mammals unique.
Paws and Claws: PreK-K (30 minutes)
Discover the different ways animals use their feet.
Growing Pains: 1-2 grade
Join us for an adventure into the world of metamorphosis as we discuss animal life cycles.
Animal Appetites: 1-2 grade
Explore the fundamentals of the food chain as we have an up-close encounter with live predators and prey.
Nature’s Niches: 3-4 grade
Uncover the dynamic relationships found in North America’s diverse ecosystems.
Stayin’ Alive: 3-4 grade
Investigate why animals look and behave the way they do as we discuss some amazing animal adaptations.
Vertebrates Have Class: 5-6 grade
Examine the process of scientific classification, from its history to its importance in organizing the world’s
The Resource Connection: 5-6 grade
Explore the valuable resources found in Ozarks’ forests, caves, and waterways.
Discovering Nature with Lewis and Clark: 1-6 grade
Learn about the many contributions Lewis and Clark made to the biological world.
The Human Factor: 7-12 grade Missouri
Learn how humans have impacted wild animal populations in both negative and positive ways.
60 minute program $100.00 (up to 35 students), additional programs on same day $75.00
30 minute program $75.00 (up to 35 students), additional programs on same day $50.00
LET WOW COME TO YOU!
Wonders of Wildlife can come to your classroom, special event, and community group with WILD, Wildlife for Learning and Discovery, our traveling outreach program. Programs run 60 minutes and include live animals and touchable artifacts. Programs are $100 for the first program, $50 for each additional program in the same day (maximum of 4 programs per day). Programs can be designed for grades 1 through adult.
Find out who comes out when the sun goes down as we learn about nocturnal animals and their special
Show Me Wildlife
Take a trip through Missouri’s diverse habitats and discover some of the wildlife that lives in the Show Me State.
The Slimy and the Scaly
Learn about the unique characteristics and life cycles of amphibians and reptiles and how to distinguish
Wonders in the Sky
Let’s travel into the wild blue yonder and meet the different kinds of animals that fly!
WILD outreach also has programs designed specifically for pre-school and kindergarten (ages 3 and up).
Programs run 30 minutes and are $75 for the first program, $50 for each additional program in the same day (maximum of 6 programs per day).
Who Am I?
Join Sheldon on his adventure through the forest as he encounters different animals that help him discover
who he is!
On the Move
Children will discover the different ways that animals get around and even have a chance to move like
just like them!
Let’s hike through the Ozark’s dominant habitat and find out what parts of the forest are alive and what
parts are not.
For more information or to schedule an outreach program, please call 417-890-9453. Thank you!
Conservation cases contain lessons for Pre K – Grade 5, educational resources and background information for the teacher. Conservation cases can be checked out for 2 weeks for a cost of $5.
Choose from the following topics:
Birds — Cooperators:
Missouri Department of Conservation & Greater Ozarks Audubon Society
Reptiles and Amphibians — Cooperators:
Southwest Herpetological Society
For more information or to reserve a case, please call 417-890-9453 ext 1118.