Adaptations Among Kingdoms


Program Overview

Using our local animals as ambassadors of the animal kingdom, students will uncover the vast variety of fascinating adaptations that enable these species to forage, defend themselves, co-exist and reproduce.

Field Experience Overview - Curriculum Presentation

The curricular component of this field experience identifies some of British Columbia’s most interesting wildlife and how they meet the challenges of avoiding predators, finding food, and the changing of the seasons. A review of the terms environment, micro-organism, species, vertebrate, mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, classification systems, cell, cell membrane, nucleus, chloroplasts, chlorophyll, colouration, mimicry, camouflage and behaviour.

Intermediate Applicable Big Ideas

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Please be aware, Altitudes Bistro is undergoing renovation. Lunch service with the Altitudes menu will be available in The Observatory beginning at 11am. Grouse Grind Coffee Bar is open 7:00am-10:00pm serving Grill Board menu items. The Observatory will be open 5:00pm - 10:00pm.