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K-12 Connections Event
Animal Habitats
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Join a naturalist from the Warren County Conservation Board to investigate a variety of animal habitats and discuss the importance of preserving these fragile environments. The presenter defines 'habitat' and describes the wildlife and habitats found in Iowa. Photos and animal mounts are used throughout the presentation. We'll also sing a song about habitats.

This interactive program also allows time for student questions so please come prepared.

Confirmed registrants receive a free copy ofThe Perfect Nest, The Busy Tree and Animals or alternate titles for their classroom libraries.

Check the K-12 Calendar for the following Warren County Conservation Board ICN events:

  • Amphibians and Reptiles
  • All About Owls
  • Winter Birds in Iowa
  • RAAD: The Lorax
  • Reading with a Naturalist
  • Interesting Insects
  • Pond Life

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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 ( Web site for broadcast dates and times.)

  • BILL NYE THE SCIENCE GUY (Grade Level: 4-12)
  • REAL SCIENCE(Grade Level: 5-10)
  • DRAGONFLY TV (Grade Level: 2-5)
  • LAND BETWEEN TWO RIVERS (Grade Level:4-9)

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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.

Contact Person:
Abby Brown

(800) 532-1290 or (515)242-4181
Offering Dates & Times: Registration Deadlines:
December 10, 2013
 Tuesday, 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
Audience: Grades K-4
Friday, December 6, 2013
December 10, 2013
 Tuesday, 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Audience: Grades K-4
Friday, December 6, 2013
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