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Surviving Winter

SurvivingWinterGrades 4–6, Illinois Learning Standards 1C, 12B
Illinois Science Standards »

Organisms are exposed to and influenced by five vectors of winter: Cold, Radiation, Energy, Wind and Snow. Discover how the natural world survives winter. Students explore the reasons for changing seasons and discover how plants and animals survive using four general strategies.


This program is offered November–early March. Our staff and programs are packed and ready to travel to your school.


$60 first program ($80 nonresident), 45 minutes
$40 additional programs ($55 nonresident)  


Reservations are taken by phone at 847-968-3321. Make reservations now—plan early to help ensure you get a schedule that meets your needs. Learn more »

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