Virtual School Programs
Grades: We offer virtual programs for Kindergarten – 5th grades.
Seasons: Following a central theme for each grade, we offer unique programs in fall, winter, and spring. Topics build on each other to form a three-part program for each grade level. To make the most of your Audubon experience, purchase all three seasons for each grade!
Content: For each grade, you have the chance to purchase the program for one, two, or three seasons.
Format: For each seasonal program, there are three parts included in your purchase:
- Link to pre-recorded video (20-minutes) to introduce the topic before the live program
- Live, virtual, interactive lesson (30-minutes) with one of Audubon’s science educators (scheduled to fit your calendar during the school day)
- Extension activities to be led by the teacher following the live program
Price per seasonal program: $150 per class (includes three parts above)
Price per grade for full program (fall, winter, spring seasonal programs): $400 per class when purchased all at once, $450 when purchased one season at a time
If you are ready to proceed, make an online payment. For virtual program questions, please email Center Director, Susie Creamer: email@example.com. We look forward to working with you!
|Grade||Yearly Theme||Seasonal Summary||Skills|
|Kindergarten||Animals and people live in habitats where they get everything they need to survive.||
Fall: Define, explore & observe habitats
Winter: Learn plant parts to see how producers form the basis of habitatsSpring: Hunt for habitats & human impacts on them
|1st Grade||Living things adapt to changes in their environment to help them survive.||
Fall: Discover adaptations & find insects in habitat gardens
Winter: Study adaptations of birds’ bodies & behavior, design a speciesSpring: See how predators & prey use adaptations to survive, humans find inspiration from adaptations
|2nd Grade||A diversity of interconnected organisms is needed within a healthily functioning ecosystem.||
Fall: Explore interdependence of organisms, energy cycle, local food webs
Winter: Learn basic bird ID & how to participate in community scienceSpring: Study biodiversity & species abundance, collect data & share it
Data collection & submissionCycles/systems
|3rd Grade||Organisms respond in different ways to changes within their environment.||
Fall: Observe how organisms respond to changing seasons & warming climate, bird migration
Winter: Identify ways humans change environment & impact on birds & habitatsSpring: Visit a home habitat & get inspired to change the world for the better with student action projects
Using evidence to construct an argument
Teamwork/group behaviorDesigning solutions
|4th Grade||In an unchanged ecosystem, organisms are adapted to living with one another in symbiotic relationships. Any change to these relationships could upset the ecosystem’s balance.||
Fall: Identify symbiotic relationships & discover these through virtual visit to the park
Winter: Examine how organisms use resources in ecosystems, study examples of invasive species & imbalance they createSpring: Observe how human introduction of invasive species alters environments, look for examples through virtual tour
|5th Grade||Organisms are adapted to thrive in specific niches within their ecosystem. Because of this specificity, any changes to their environment, rapid or gradual, human-caused or natural, can impact their survival.||
Fall: Discover and compare generalists & specialists, with an introduction to niches
Winter: Examine an imaginary ecological crisis and possible solutionsSpring: Determine how global climate change is affecting bird migration and how we can help
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