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K-12 Connections Event
Amazing Reptiles
Subject Area:
    Science

Students enter the bizarre and fascinating world of reptiles. Conservationists discuss the fears and myths surrounding these scaly creatures that people love to hate. Students learn how snakes smell, see and swallow objects twice the size of their heads! Live reptiles make this program really cool. This interactive program also allows time for students to ask questions, so come prepared.

Following this ICN session, confirmed registrants receive the complimentary books Outside Inside Alligators and Crocs Closeup / Snakes Closeup or alternate title.

Other Polk County Conservation Board ICN events include:


Monarch Tagging
Insects
Spiders
Bats
Animal Winter Preparation
Unhuggable Animals
Mammal Tracks
Cosmic Connections
Habitats
Owls
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.

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Classroom Resources:

The following related programs are available on IPTV's broadcast or from the AEAs: (Check the K-12 Classroom Television (www.iptv.org/k12catalog) Web site for broadcast dates and times.)

  • BILL NYE THE SCIENCE GUY (Grade Level 4-12)
  • REAL SCIENCE V:
  • program no. 2 (Grade Level: 5-10)

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. If you are not employed by a school district or an AEA please register at library sites only.

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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 27, 2014
 Thursday, 9:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Audience: Grades K-4
Friday, March 21, 2014
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