Program: Animals and Their Adaptations

Adaptations, Animal Biology, Birds/Ornithology, Insects, Spiders and Arthropods
Find out how animals are built to survive. Touch and examine live animals from a variety of taxonomic groups and learn about diet, ecological role, habitat, structure, and function. Observe and discuss differences among the animals.

This program is regularly a one-hour program. We do also offer a half-hour program for preK groups.
Field Trip, In-Class
1 hours
Fee Description
1/2 hour (preK): $150 per session 1 hour (K-8th): $200 per session Travel fee for at-school programs is $100 per day (within Santa Clara County). Discounts available for programs in September, December, January, and February.
Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, Special Ed. - Elementary - Lower grades, Special Ed. - Elementary - Upper grades, Special Education - Middle school
Life Science - 1-2, Life Science - 1-2a, Life Science - 1-2b, Life Science - 1-2c, Life Science - 1-2d, Life Science - 2-2, Life Science - 2-2b, Life Science - 2-2c, Life Science - 2-2d, Life Science - 3-3, Life Science - 3-3a, Life Science - 3-3b, Life Science - 3-3c, Life Science - 3-3d, Life Science - 4-2, Life Science - 4-2b, Life Science - 4-2c, Life Science - 4-3, Life Science - 4-3b, Life Science - 4-3c, Life Science - 5-2, Life Science - 5-2a, Science , Life Science - K-2, Life Science - K-2a, Life Science - K-2c, Investigation and Experimentation - K-4, Investigation and Experimentation - K-4b
Areas of Service
This program is offered at YSI's Science and Nature Centers in Alum Rock City Park in East San Jose, Vasona Lake County Park in Los Gatos, Sanborn County Park in Saratoga, and at your school. If held at school, we can stay in one room for the day or travel from classroom to classroom.

Anyone can come visit us! For our regular travel fee, we can bring programs to Santa Clara County. For an extra travel fee, we can also go to southern San Mateo County and southern Alameda County.
Other Info
Our programs are very hands-on and are designed for one class at a time.

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