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Predator/Prey

PredatorPreyGrades 3–12
Illinois Science Standards »

Learn food chain basics with an outdoor simulation of predator and prey interactions. Dissect owl pellets to determine what happens to prey. A face-to-face meeting with a live predator reveals its special role in nature.

Availability

This program is primarily offered at Ryerson Woods in Riverwoods and Greenbelt Cultural Center in North Chicago, September–February and April–early June.

It is also offered at the following locations on the dates specified:

Fall 2019 and Spring 2020  
Hastings Lake Sep 16, 23, 30, 2019; Apr 20, 27, May 4, 2020
Greenbelt Cultural Center Sep 17, 24, Oct 1, 2019; Apr 21, 28, May 5, 2020
Van Patten Woods Shelter A Sep 20, 27, Oct 4, 2019; Apr 24, May 1, 8 2020

Cost

$70 ($106 nonresident) 1.5 hours

Concurrent programs are available.

Reservations

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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