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Perot Museum of Nature and Science



Adapt to Survive (3rd-6th)- Field Trip

Time Frames
During School Day
Formats
Field Trip
Grades
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Standards

Description

Students will learn about physical and behavioral adaptations that enable animals to live in many diverse Texas ecosystems. Students will explore which animals live in their neighborhood and understand the adaptations that allow those animals to survive in their urban backyard! Various taxidermy specimens, skulls, shells, and other objects will be used to engage students in a lively discussion for this program.

Students Will

  • Discuss animals and their adaptations.
  • Participate in an interactive discussion about animals, environments and niches

Details

Dates: Monday-Friday
Times: 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 1:00
Duration: 50 minutes
School Fee: $7.00 per student/1 chaperone free with every 10 students/extra adults $7.00 each. Fee includes admission into various museum exhibits.
Minimum Attendance: 15
Maximum Attendance: 60
Bilingual: No
Technical Needs: Various exhibit spaces may be closed due to programming and maintenance.
Other Information: Additional adults who have not prepaid their student’s teacher should purchase general admission tickets online or at the box office.Please check-in for your field trip at the former Science Place building, 1318 S. Second Avenue in Fair Park.

Scheduling / Booking

Instructions: Call Reservations at 214-428-5555 and press 8 or email [email protected] Field Trip: http://www.perotmuseum.org/events-and-programs/school-programs/at-the-museum/field-trip-form.html On Your Campus: http://www.perotmuseum.org/events-and-programs/school-programs/at-your-school/outreach-form.html Financial Aid: http://www.perotmuseum.org/events-and-programs/school-programs/educator-resources/financial-aid-form.html
Deadline: Please contact reservations at least 2 weeks before your requested date.
Cancellation Policy: Science Programs: Due to the more limited amount of funding through Learning Partners the Perot is pleased to offer Financial Aid to schools who apply and qualify. By applying for this program your fees for our field trip exhibit visits/programs and on your campus programs could be reduced or eliminated. Art Programs: The Perot Museum is excited to offer a Self Guided Art Infused Tour of the Museum. Please check out this listing under the ART program offerings. Please be sure to fill out our Field Trip or On Your Campus Request Form AND the Financial Aid Form found below (copy and paste the link into your browser). Field Trip: http://www.perotmuseum.org/events-and-programs/school-programs/at-the-museum/field-trip-form.html On Your Campus: http://www.perotmuseum.org/events-and-programs/school-programs/at-your-school/outreach-form.html Financial Aid: http://www.perotmuseum.org/events-and-programs/school-programs/educator-resources/financial-aid-form.html 2019-2020 Payment, Refund and Cancellation Policy: The Perot Museum of Nature and Science- Field Trips and On Your Campus Experiences -A nonrefundable deposit is due within 10 days of booking.Your remaining balance is due 3 weeks before your scheduled visit date. -If you choose to reschedule your program you must contact the reservations department at least 3 weeks before your scheduled visit in order for your deposit/payment to be applied to your new visit date. -Your reservation may be cancelled if your deposit/payment is not received by the due date. -Refunds will only be made in the event of Museum closure, power failures and school closings. NO OTHER REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED
After School Policy: Science Programs: Due to the more limited amount of funding through Learning Partners the Perot is pleased to offer Financial Aid to schools who apply and qualify. By applying for this program your fees for our field trip exhibit visits/programs and on your campus programs could be reduced or eliminated. Art Programs: The Perot Museum is excited to offer a Self Guided Art Infused Tour of the Museum. Please check out this listing under the ART program offerings. Please be sure to fill out our Field Trip or On Your Campus Request Form AND the Financial Aid Form found below (copy and paste the link into your browser). Field Trip: http://www.perotmuseum.org/events-and-programs/school-programs/at-the-museum/field-trip-form.html On Your Campus: http://www.perotmuseum.org/events-and-programs/school-programs/at-your-school/outreach-form.html Financial Aid: http://www.perotmuseum.org/events-and-programs/school-programs/educator-resources/financial-aid-form.html 2019-2020 Payment, Refund and Cancellation Policy: The Perot Museum of Nature and Science- Field Trips and On Your Campus Experiences -A nonrefundable deposit is due within 10 days of booking.Your remaining balance is due 3 weeks before your scheduled visit date. -If you choose to reschedule your program you must contact the reservations department at least 3 weeks before your scheduled visit in order for your deposit/payment to be applied to your new visit date. -Your reservation may be cancelled if your deposit/payment is not received by the due date. -Refunds will only be made in the event of Museum closure, power failures and school closings. NO OTHER REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED

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