We are rapidly shifting programs and offerings into virtual opportunities for our community.

Virtual Education Programs

  • Available Mon – Fri 11:00a.m., 1:00p.m., 3:00 p.m.
  • Cost: $165 for one hour
  • Platform: Zoom; link and guidelines provided prior to session
Animal Adaptations

What structures and behaviors do animals exhibit that help them survive? Compare the adaptations of a live animal to the observed adaptations of biofacts such as bones and animal pelts. Draw conclusions about how structure and function influence evolutionary success.

  • Grades: 2-8
  • Science Concepts and Behaviors: Animal Adaptations, Biological Evolution, Examining Structure and Function
  • Option for younger audiences – Touchable Tales
Understanding Weather

Why does the weather change from day to day and season to season? How are weather and climate different? What variables affect the weather? Experience the forces driving weather through interactive demonstrations, careful observation, and scientific analysis.

  • Grades 2-8
  • Science Concepts and Behaviors: Earth’s Systems, Matter and Its Interactions, Observing and Analyzing Data
Making Waves: Sound and Light

How do sound and light travel? Why does changing the amplitude or frequency of a light or sound wave change its behavior? Answer these questions and examine what happens when sound and light waves encounter different materials through hands-on demonstrations and interactive experiments.

  • Grades: Pk-K, 1-8
  • Science Concepts and Behaviors: Wave and their Applications, Energy Transfer, Observing and Analyzing Data

Wild Birthdays

Make your Zoom birthday WILD. Our talented Wildlife Keepers will join your virtual birthday with one of our small mammals or birds for a training session followed by a question and answer.

  • Saturdays and Sundays
  • Available times: 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. (Limit one per hour)
  • 15-minute program
  • Cost: $75
  • Animal chosen by staff
  • Guest will provide Zoom link to museum prior to the birthday date

Zoom-tastic Encounters

Have one of our amazing animals break the ice at your company’s next zoom meeting! Animals available: red-fronted macaw, chicken, red fox, turkey vulture, chinchilla, porcupine, toads, reptiles- turtles.

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
  • Available times: 11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m. (Limit one per day)
  • 15-minute program
  • Cost: $75
  • Animal chosen by staff
  • These are wild animals, there is no guarantee that an animal will stay the full
    duration

Please send requests at least 1 week in advance of the requested date/s. Subject to availability.   

A confirmation of your reservation will be sent upon receipt of your full payment. Your reservation cannot be confirmed without payment. Payments may be paid by check or credit card.

Blackout dates may apply for certain programs. Administrative charges may be assessed for special requests. All fees are non-refundable.


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