Program: Insects, Spiders, and Other Arthropods

Topic(s)
Adaptations, Animal Biology, Insects, Spiders and Arthropods
Description
They're not just "bugs," they're amazing animals. Learn about arthropod structure, function, and life cycles; emphasis is on insects and differences between arthropod groups. Touch and examine YSI's live, not-so-creepy crawly animals.Compare major arthropod groups using live animals and preserved specimens. An emphasis is placed on insect metamorphosis.

This program is regularly a one-hour program. We do also offer a half-hour program for preK groups.
Location(s)
Field Trip, In-Class
Duration
1 hours
Fee Description
1/2 hour: $150 per session 1 hour: $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.
Grades
Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade
Standards
Life Science - 1-2, Life Science - 1-2a, Life Science - 1-2b, Life Science - 1-2c, Life Science - 2-2, Life Science - 2-2a, 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 - 4-2, Life Science - 4-2c, Life Science - 4-3, Life Science - 4-3c, Science , Physical Science - K-1, Physical Science - K-1a, Life Science - K-2, Life Science - K-2a, Life Science - K-2c, Investigation and Experimentation - K-4, Investigation and Experimentation - K-4d
Areas of Service
This program is offered at Alum Rock Park in East San Jose, Vasona Park in Los Gatos, Sanborn Park in Saratoga, and at your school.

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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