Nature Comes Calling

Invite Nature to Your Classroom!  Our Nature Comes Calling outreach program are educational and interactive.  We provide programming for all ages including schools, libraries, senior centers, scouts, day cares and other community organizations. Each program offers educational content, live animal interaction and animal biofacts. Programs are 45 minutes. Additional mileage fee if destination is greater than 40 miles (round trip).

$100 for 1st program, $75 for second program scheduled for same visit either concurrently or back to back.

Maximum group size for classrooms, 40 students.  For larger groups we offer assembly programs at $200

Nature Comes Calling Programs:

 
Animal Autographs
Recommended for 2nd, 3rd, & 4th Grades

Examine the pelts, skulls, and scat that gives clues to the diet, habitat, and more of some of Middle Tennessee's native wildlife.  Animal adaptation is explored in this hands-on program. 
 

 

 

 

 

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Nature Detective Workshop
Recommended for Kindergarten & 1st Grade

The school yard can be a magical place of discovery!  Learn to enjoy and appreciate the natural world by exploring with your senses and other naturalists' tools such as magnifying glasses and binoculars. 
 
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Reptile & Amphibian Discovery
Recommended for K - 4th Grades
 
Learn the differences between reptiles and amphibians. Participants will meet a reptile and an amphibian to learn about characteristics, diet, eggs, and adaptations. 

 
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Meet An Owl
All Ages
 
Learn all about Tennessee's owls through this in-depth owl program. Discover how these amazing birds hear, see, talk, hunt, and live in the wild all around us with one of our educational owls.
  • Add an Owl Pellet Dissection - Additional Material Fee $3/student
 

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