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Posted on October 29, 2020 at 11:51 AM by Becky Burnside
In Kids and Critters, participants will go on a Kansas safari, where they can themselves to a live bird, reptile, and mammal, while discovering the mystery of animals big and small.
The Johnny Appleseed program explains that Jonathan Chapman was a real American Hero! Groups can invite Johnny to tell about his travels and adventures. Stories, songs, and a special animal friend (usually a rabbit or a turtle) will delight participants.
Participants in Let's Talk Turkey can celebrate Thanksgiving by hearing stories about real turkeys. There will be an opportunity to see a turkey egg and real turkey feathers, and students will go on a turkey food scavenger hunt and practice their turkey calls. No live animals are featured in this program.
Birds of Prey is for grades four and older. This program will feature live examples of these majestic raptors. Participants will get a close-up look at the special adaptations that make birds of prey some of nature's best hunters.
Snakes Alive is a live snake presentation in which participants will explore the facts and fallacies of these legless wonders of the natural world. This program is for grades two and older.
Wildlife Who's Who is for grades four and older. Participants will meet native examples of an amphibian, reptile, bird, and mammal, and discover their similarities and differences.
Wildlife Webs is for grades one through three. Participants will meet an amphibian, reptile, bird, and mammal. Learn about their interrelationship with food chains in Kansas environments.
Whooo Are The Owls is also for grades one through three. Participants will discover the needs and life cycles of these unique animals. Students get a chance to examine wings, feathers, and talons; identify owls by real calls; and see an owl pellet.