for grades: 3
World of Frogs
Discover the hidden World of Frogs! Students learn about frog characteristics, adaptations, life cycle, habitat, and conservation while getting a close-up view of live frogs and tadpoles from our animal collection. The presentation is followed by a jumping activity that compares the students to frogs! This engaging and interactive program was developed in collaboration with the Newburgh School district and meets core curriculum standards for 3rd grade.
Concepts presented in this program include:
- Specialized adaptations
- Life cycles
- Habitats and niche
- Sound ID of local frogs
- Comparison of frogs and toads
field trip only (no in-school option)
Program Length: 90 minutes
- 45 minute presentation
- 30 minute forest trail walk
- 15 minutes free exploration
- Gift shop available upon request
- Picnic area available upon request
Program Cost: $150 for up to 25 students & 5 parent chaperones. Staff is free. Additional students are $7 each
Location: Wildlife Education Center
(25 Boulevard, Cornwall-on-Hudson NY, 12520)
Please Note: The Hudson Highlands Nature Museum and its professional staff are fully licensed by state and federal agencies to maintain a collection of live native animal species for the purpose of education. For the health and well-being of our animals, our permits require that we have a NO TOUCH policy. Children will not be permitted to touch or pet any of our living collection.
Choice of animals is at the discretion of the museum staff, based on availability.