Desert Adaptations with Anza Borrego State Park Virtual Event

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In this program we will break down adaptations. What is an adaptation? Do all plants and animals have them? Learners will explore the many different plants and animals within Anza-Borrego, and their adaptations for survival. They will have the opportunity...

Natural History Museum Virtual Ocean Experience (Grades 6-8 only)

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Onboard (virtually) the DSV Sea Nettle, learners will investigate wet and dry marine specimens and engage in the fundamentals of scientific inquiry: curiosity, observation, and asking questions. Along their journey they will explore the role of museum collections and gain...

Mammal Characteristics at Ano Nuevo State Park (Grades K-2)

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Mammals live in every habitat on this Earth but this program focuses on mammals living at Ano Nuevo State Park! In this program for young learners (K-2) discover why scientists group animals into classifications based on shared characteristics. Learn about...

The Gold Miner Challenge with Columbia State Historic Park (Grades 3-6)

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Take a shot at finding your fortune! Or learn the consequences of unwise decisions in an unforgiving land and era of the California Gold Rush. Our newest gamified program drops learners into the worn-out leather boots of a gold miner...

Days of Alta California with San Juan Bautista State Historic Park

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Bienvenidos! This program explores Mexican-California and its people in this half-hour-long journey of Alta California. We will learn all about the four types of people in Alta California: A Californio property-owning man, A California Señora, Native-American Vaqueros, and a Native-American...

Tule Elk: One of California’s Largest Land Mammals Virtual Tour

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Tule elk once dominated California’s deer and pronghorn population in the San Joaquin Valley. Estimated at more than half a million animals before 1849, tule elk, an endemic California subspecies, were once hunted and nearly to extinction. Their fascinating story...

Searching for Life in a Tide Pool with Carpinteria State Beach

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Explore the world of the intertidal with park staff as we search for live animals who call this harsh environment home. As we find animals we will learn how they are specially adapted to live in a tide pool and...

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