Super Animal Adaptations


Grades 2-5


Monday–Friday, September - May

10:00 a.m.–1:30 p.m. - 9 sessions available
11:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m. - 3 sessions available

Please let us know if you have a preferred time slot at the time of your reservation.


3.5 hours including facilitated program, exhibit exploration, and lunch break


$8/student (includes Museum admission), 1 free adult/10 students, $8/additional adult


Group size per session: Minimum 10 students, 1 adult required; maximum 32 students, 4 adults


As part of an Exploration Studio experience, your students will meet nature’s “superheroes” as they discover how animals use their amazing body parts and behaviors to survive. Plus, enjoy investigation time in the Wildlife Halls with ready-to-use activities loaded onto a tablet provided by the Museum.

Spanish-speaking educators may be available upon request.


Please call 303.370.6000, 7 days a week, 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.


  • Q

    Are there resources to help me prepare myself and my group? 

  • A

    Yes! Click here for information to help you prepare for your day.

  • Q

    Are Field Trip Adventure time slots fixed or flexible?

  • A

    Field Trip Adventure time slots and start times are fixed.

  • Q

    Do Museum staff lead the Field Trip Adventures?

  • A

    Museum educators facilitate the Studio program with the adults in your group and provide exhibit exploration materials for chaperones to use with students. Also, Museum staff will welcome, orient, and support each Field Trip Adventure as needed.

  • Q

    Is there a justification sheet for this program I can submit to my administrator?

  • A

    Yes, click here.


SC09-GR.2-S.2-GLE.2: Each plant or animal has different structures or behaviors that serve different functions
SC09-GR.4-S.2-GLE.3: There is interaction and interdependence between and among living and nonliving components of ecosystems
SC09-GR.5-S.2-GLE.1: All organisms have structures and systems with separate functions
SC09-GR5-S.2-GLE.2: Human body systems have basic structures, functions, and needs

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