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K-12 Connections Event
Amphibians and Reptiles
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Join naturalists from the Warren County Conservation Board to explore the similarities and differences between these groups of animals. Learn about the characteristics and life cycles of amphibians and reptiles. Also discover which creatures live in Iowa. Live animals will be on-hand throughout the presentation.

The Warren County naturalists involve students in the educational fun throughout the session, so please come prepared with questions about these fascinating groups of animals.

Following this ICN session, confirmed registrants receive the complimentary books What is an Amphibian? What is a Reptile? and Amphibians or alternate title.

Other Warren County Conservation Board ICN events include:

  • All About Owls
  • Animal Habitats
  • 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 V: program no. 2 (Grade Level: 5-10)
  • DRAGONFLY TV (Grade Level: 2-5)
  • BACKYARD SAFARI (Grade Level: PK-2)

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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.

Contact Person:
Abby Brown

(800) 532-1290 or (515)242-4181
Offering Dates & Times: Registration Deadlines:
October 03, 2013
 Thursday, 9:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Audience: Grades K-4
Friday, September 27, 2013
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