Experience the zoo from the comfort of your classroom.
Discover the fascinating story and history of the swift fox, how the population went from thriving to locally extinct then their great recovery back up to healthy numbers all with the help of the Calgary Zoo and other supporting organizations. To start the conversation and initiate inquiry, footage of swift foxes in their natural habitat and information on the species will be available to you prior to your program. Your students can send their questions to our educators ahead of time so we can prepare to support your students learning objectives, making the most out of their Skype visit.
Adaptable, depending on your student's needs and age.
Length: Up to 50 minutes, with prior footage and species information available to stimulate inquiry.
Times offered: 10:00am, 11:15am, 12:45pm
Program Fees for 16/17 school year: $125
Availability: September - March
Maximum 1 class at a time
For detailed availability please check the Program Schedule for 'Open Slots'
Booking information and guidelines
Please fill out the appropriate sections of the booking form and send in, no less than 3 weeks, before your preferred date. Please note, if you are enquiring about a special topic or project, please allow more time for us to work with you and develop something that meets your needs (prices may vary from stated).
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