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K-12 Connections Event
Owls
Subject Area:
    Science

Students discuss the amazing owls of Iowa with a naturalist. This special group of raptors is discussed in detail including, unique adaptations, habitats and current status in our state. Students learn how to perform the calls of the three most common owls in Iowa. Don't miss this highly visual and interactive session with a live owl. Questions about owls are posed to the students. This interactive program also allows time for student questions, so come prepared.

Following the ICN session, registrants receive the complimentary books All about Owls and Animal Predators: Owls or alternate titles.

Other Polk County Conservation Board ICN events include:


Monarch Tagging
Insects
Spiders
Bats
Animal Winter Preparation
Unhuggable Animals
Mammal Tracks
Cosmic Connections
Habitats
Amazing Reptiles
To Be a Seed
Sing a Song of Science

We must have at least 2 registered and confirmed classes in order to offer this ICN session. If we have to cancel the class you will receive email notification prior the day of the session.

Suggested Prerequisites:

Session Related Web sites:

  • Polk County Conservation Board - Find information about nature in Iowa, an Ask a Naturalist activity, educator resources and much more.
  • The Owl Pages - Owls have fascinated man from time immemorial - to some cultures they are symbols of wisdom, while to others they are harbingers of doom and death. Here, The Owl Pages sheds some light on these mysterious creatures.

Related Lesson Plans and Units:

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Notes:

Classroom Resources:

The following related programs are available on IPTV's broadcast or from the AEAs: (Check The Classroom Resource (www.iptv.org/k12catalog) Web site for broadcast dates and times.)

  • BILL NYE THE SCIENCE GUY (Grade Level: 4-12)
  • REAL SCIENCE IV; program no. 5 (Grade Level: 5-10)
  • DRAGONFLY TV (Grade Level: 2-5)
  • SID THE SCIENCE KID (Grade Level: PreK-2

Sessions are provided at no cost by Iowa Public Television in collaboration with the Iowa Communications Network to PK-12 students and the adults working with or on behalf of PK-12 students in Iowa.

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Contact Person:
Abby Brown
Educational Telecommunications
(800) 532-1290 or (515) 242-4181
abby@iptv.org
Offering Dates & Times: Registration Deadlines:
March 04, 2014
 Tuesday, 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
Audience: Grades K-4
Friday, February 28, 2014
March 04, 2014
 Tuesday, 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Audience: Grades K-4
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