Discovery Program: “Adaptations for Survival” - Grade 5

Explore even more during your Zoo School day by adding this 50-minute hands-on program, focusing on animal adaptations.

The need to survive has created spectacular diversity in the animal kingdom. Students will observe and explore animals up close to compare and contrast which adaptations are best suited for their habitat.

“Adaptations for Survival” is a 50-minute, classroom based program, complete with a visit from one of our animal ambassadors, designed for fifth grade students. Each session includes an opportunity to hone scientific skills through:

• Hands-on explorations
• Science notebook components
• Animal Encounters

“Adaptations for Survival” connects with the following Next Generation Sunshine State Standards:
• SC.5.N.1.6
• SC.5.L.15.1
• SC.5.L.17.1

This program can be fit into your Zoo School day for an additional fee, adding to your list of standards met.  Groups of more than 70 participants must be able to stay until 2 p.m. 

Students: $5 each (in addition to the Zoo School fee)
Chaperones*: 

• Classroom Teachers: one FREE per classroom
• One Chaperone per 15 paid students:  FREE
• Additional Chaperones:  $15 each (in addition to the Zoo School fee)


*Chaperones are required for school field trips.  Maximum number of chaperones (INCLUDING teachers, free and paying chaperones) is ONE per FOUR students.  


All pricing and programs are subject to change and availability.