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SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE

Virtual Lung Grade 6-8

GRADE

Grades 6 - 8

DATE/TIME

Session dates and times are available by request.

PROGRAM LENGTH

45 minutes

COST

$140/1 class; $120/each additional class

GROUP SIZE

Maximum 30 students per class

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Equipment requirements include a computer connected to the internet and a webcam with a mic and speakers.  We prefer to connect using IP videoconferencing codec equipment (H.323), however we can provide software, or connect using Skype.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Explore lung anatomy as you observe a sheep lung dissection which takes a close look at the many structures that help in the O2/CO2 gas exchange in our lungs, a part of our respiratory system. Participate in activities and make observations to learn how the lungs of the respiratory system work.

Spanish-speaking educators may be available upon request.

PROGRAM FORMAT

  • Program begins with a welcome and introduction by a Denver Museum of Nature & Science professional educator.
  • Program topic will be introduced with a question or activity.
  • Investigate the Respiratory System while participating in activities.
  • Predict & record in a student journal.
  • Observe a sheep lung dissection.
  • Time will be allowed during program for questions.

OBJECTIVES

  • Explore the different functions and parts of the respiratory system.
  • Identify the structure of the respiratory system as well as the structures of the individual parts.
  • Explain why the body needs the respiratory system to survive.
REGISTRATION INFORMATION

FILL OUT THE DISTANCE LEARNING REQUEST FORM ONLINE TODAY or call 303.370.6453, M-F, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Payment in full is due 30 days before your program. If you book less than 30 days before the program, payment in full is due at the time of your reservation.  Reservations are required at least 21 days in advance. The Museum will send an e-mail with a payment reminder 45 days before the program. Upon payment, a receipt will be e-mailed to you along with details for your program.

FAQS

  • Q
    When do we test our virtual connection?
    
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    The system must be tested two weeks in advance.

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  • Q

    How can I prepare my students for this experience?

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    Class materials will be e-mailed to the teacher, including a journal the students will use during the program.
    
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STANDARDS

SC09-GR.7-S.2-GLE.2

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