Students will gain an understanding of bear species native to Canada. They will examine the question “how do humans impact bears?” by exploring bear adaptations, their natural habitats and behaviours, and their…Read More
In School Program
Students will act as conservation scientists rescuing a penguin as they move through various stations learning about adaptations, habitats, prey and predators, and family care. As students learn about penguins, they will be guided to reflect on the question, “How does the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo make a home for penguins?” to determine why zoos are important and how they can benefit our animals.
Grades: Kindergarten to grade 3
Length: 60 minutes
Availability: Mondays, December to February
Capacity: Up to 27 students
Develop Number Sense