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Web of Life


Grade 3–6

Illinois Learning Standards

Available spring, summer and fall.

Students study the interactions between organisms and the flow of energy through ecosystems as they work in teams to build food webs with pelts, skulls and artifacts.

Field Trip

Runs 1.5 hours.

Explorations show what living things need to survive. The living web activity demonstrates how even the smallest influences are felt throughout the web.


Program Pricing Resident   Nonresident
Per Group $50 $86

For schools eligible for the Gateways Grant program, the program fee is waived and a transportation stipend is issued after the program date.

Virtual Program

Runs 30-45 minutes.

Program Pricing Resident   Nonresident
First Classroom $30 $60
Additional Classroom* $20 $30
Gateways Grant-Eligible Schools Resident   Nonresident
First Classroom $20 N/A
Additional Classroom* $10 N/A

*Groups must attend the same program on the same date.

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