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Programs are available Monday through Friday starting at 10 am.
In addition to these programs, live animals such as deer, turkey, bobcats, and river otters may be viewed in the Museum's Ralph Perkins II Wildlife Center & Woods Garden.
NOTE: Museum may combine small groups to facilitate scheduling and enable classes to avoid minimum class fees. Groups that have been combined with others and arrive late will be admitted to the remainder of the program already in progress.
Ohio's Neighborhood Wildlife
– for grades K-2 (program length: 60 minutes)
Meet some of the animals that are native to Northeast Ohio and find out why this area provides the habitat they need.
Ohio's Native Wildlife
– for grades 3-8 (program length: 90 minutes; also available via Distance Learning
as a 50 minute program)
Explore the variety of native animals of Northeast Ohio, their habitats and their roles in different ecosystems.
– for grades 3-8 (program length: 90 minutes)
Uncover what it means to be a vertebrate animal. Students will compare and contrast the basic characteristics of vertebrates, and how and why they are classified the way they are.
Ohio Birds of Prey
– for grades 4-8 (program length: 90 minutes)
Get a close look at the predators of Ohio's skies as we discuss their importance in the food chain and the effects they have on varying ecosystems.