* programs can be adapted for students with special needs.
Wonders of Wildlife invites you to participate in our classroom educational programs for your class. 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 vertebrate species.
The Resource Connection: 5-6 grade
Explore the valuable resources found in Ozarks’ forests, caves, and waterways.
Discovering Nature with Lewis and Clark: grades 1-6
Learn about the many contributions Lewis and Clark made to the biological world.
The Human Factor: grades 7-12
Missouri Learn how humans have impacted wild animal populations in both negative and positive ways.
Classroom programs are $3.00 per student with a minimum of 20 students. Chaperones are free, limited number of seats will be available for chaperones. To register please call 417-890-9453 or e-mail email@example.com
You can also add 30 minutes of crafts and activities to any of the programs for $2.00 per student.
Lab program will provide a challenging arena in which middle and high school students are engaged in more advanced topics. This experience will last 90 minutes and will include live animals, touchable artifacts, and dissection of a rat, frog, fish, squid, or an owl pellet. Pre- and post activities will accompany each lab program.
Birds of Prey: 7-12th grade
Students will dissect an owl pellet.
$7.00 per student with a minimum of 15 at WOW
Animal Anatomy 7-12th grade
Students will dissect a fish, frog, cow eye, squid or rat.
$15.00 per student rat dissection with a minimum of 15 at WOW
$10.00 per student frog, perch, squid with a minimum of 15 at WOW
$7.00 per student for cow eye dissection with a minimum of 15 at WOW
Conservation cases contain lessons for Pre K — Grade 5, educational resources, and background information for the teacher. Each case included skulls, books, lessons plans and activities for students.
Conservation cases can be checked out for 2 weeks for a cost of $5.00. A $20.00 deposit required, refund given upon return of the case.
Choose from the following topics. For more information or to reserve a case, please call 417-890-9453
or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Birds Cooperators: Missouri Department of Conservation & Greater Ozarks Audubon Society
Reptiles and Amphibians — Cooperators: Southwest Herpetological Society
Teachers if you are interested in a program in your class, please check out the outreach page. All classroom programs can be done as outreach.
If you do not find a class that fits your needs please call 417-890-9453 or email email@example.com as we can possibly design something to fit your needs