School Outreach

Invite Conservancy of Southwest Florida Environmental Educators to your school.

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All programs provide age- appropriate activities and are aligned to the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards. Each one of our Outreach Programs feature a live animal encounter.

 

“Excellent presentation! The kids loved it and were so excited and engaged! Thank you so much!”

- Collier County Teacher 

Pre-K and Kindergarten

WILDLIFE ADVENTURE SERIES (30 MINUTES)

Join us on a wild adventure! Discover amazing animals and explore nature through multi-sensory, interactive activities, stories, games, and more. We’ll even meet a live animal up close.

  • Program 1: Awesome Alligators
  • Program 2: Slither, Slither Snake
  • Program 3: Terrific Turtles
PUPPET SHOW SERIES (45 MINUTES)

Join the adventures of Alligator, Tortoise, Raccoon and Owl as they explore new habitats, meet new animal friends, and learn how to work together to protect our environment.

  • Program 1: The Natural Café
  • Program 2: Caring for Critters

 

Grades 1-2 (45 minutes)

EBB AND FLOW

Discover the rhythms and cycles of our coastal seas. From seasonal weather to daily tides, students will use data to determine how ocean creatures change their ways to go with the ebb and flow of our oceans.

 

Grades 3-5 (45 minutes)

AMAZING ADAPTATIONS

Use inquiry skills to investigate amazing animal adaptations. Discover how adaptations help animals survive in extreme environments. Students then create their own creature adapted to its unique habitat.

C.S.I. – CRITTER SCENE INVESTIGATION

Become a Critter Scene Investigator! Discover the identity of animal suspects by examining clues they leave behind in the wild. Students will explore how scientists use clues to better understand how to protect wildlife in Southwest Florida.

 

GRADES 1-5 (45 MINUTES)

WILDLIFE TALES

Hear tales from the Conservancy’s von Arx Wildlife Hospital and explore the many causes of injury to wild animals. Students will become Junior Veterinarians to diagnose and treat an animal patient in a hands-on activity and discover how they can help to prevent injury to wildlife.

 

Grades 6-12 (45 minutes)

PLANKTON PHENOMENON

Discover the importance of plankton as we examine the different classifications and their roles in the marine ecosystem. We will bring the lab into the classroom to study algae that cause harmful blooms and investigate why these water quality issues could be prevalent in Southwest Florida. Use microscopes with water sample to determine human impact problems and potential solutions.

PREDATORS OF THE SKY

Explore unique adaptations of birds of prey and discover the importance of each species in the ecosystem. Discuss human-introduced threats and how students can help to make a difference to protect birds and their habitats.

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Program Fees

$99 FOR ANY PRE-K & KINDERGARTEN PROGRAM AT YOUR LOCATION

  • 1 class can attend
  • $79 for an additional presentation of the same program on the same day

$129 FOR ANY GRADE 1-12 PROGRAM AT YOUR LOCATION

  • Up to two classes can attend
  • $99 for an additional presentation of the same program on the same day