Home Sweet Habitat Discovery Tour

Overview

What do living things need to survive and thrive? All over the world and even in our state there are some amazing relationships plants and animals have with their environment! Using hands-on activities and our brand-new exhibits, take a glimpse into a moment in time for these amazing creatures. Participants may even learn a rhyme to help them identify these key components.

Stations

  • Water
  • Food
  • Air
  • Shelter
  • Space

Standards

GS: 24, 25 / NGSS: K-LS1-1, K-ESS3-1

Details

  • Live Animals: Yes
  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Minimum number of students: 15
  • Maximum number of students*: 125 students at the Museum, 25 per small group with Museum Educator
  • Intended Grade Level: PreK-K
  • Price*: $10 per participant/student
  • Location: at DelMNS

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Dino Descendants (Birds) Discovery Tour

Overview

Fly (or don’t) to the Delaware Museum of Nature and Science to investigate the birds that rule our skies today. We investigate key features that make these amazing animals unique. Meet an animal and figure out how they are related to prehistoric creatures. Come find out how birds have survived on our planet for millions of years!

Stations

  • Nests
  • Beaks
  • Feathers
  • Eggs

Standards

NGSS: K-LS1-1, K-ESS2-2, K-ESS3-3

Details

  • Live Animals: Yes
  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Minimum number of students: 15
  • Maximum number of students*: 125 students at the Museum, 25 per small group with Museum Educator
  • Intended Grade Level: PreK-K
  • Price*: $10 per participant/student
  • Location: at DelMNS

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Looking Out My Backdoor Mobile Museum

Overview

Ever wonder what’s in your backyard? Unique and fascinating animals can be there. Find out what’s outside your door and learn how important all creatures are.

Possible Activities (at the educators discretion)

  • Discussion: What animals do you see when you look outside?
  • highlight some key creatures with accompanying specimens
  • Review how these creatures interact – introduce food chain
  • What happens when we remove a link in the food chain?

Standards

GS: 24,25

Details

  • Live Animals: Yes
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Minimum number of students: 10
  • Maximum number of students: 30 per session at your school/organization
  • Intended Grade Level: PreK-K
  • Price: $150 for one program; $140 for two programs; $125 for three or more programs.
    For destinations more than 25 miles away from the museum one-way, an additional cost will be incurred.
  • Location: at your site

Buggin’ Out Mobile Museum

Overview

There are many different insects in the world, and even right here in Delaware!

Possible Activities (at the educators discretion)

  • Parts of “Bugs”
  • Learn a new word! ARTHROPOD
  • What bugs do you know
  • Bugs in Resin/Acrylic touchables
  • How bugs communicate

Standards

GS: 24, 25

Details

  • Live Animals: Yes
  • Duration: up to 1 hour
  • Minimum number of students: 10
  • Maximum number of students: 30 per session at your school/organization
  • Intended Grade Level: PreK-K
  • Price: $150 for one program; $140 for two programs; $125 for three or more programs.
    For destinations more than 25 miles away from the museum one-way, an additional cost will be incurred.
  • Location: at your site