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The Bear Necessities

The Bear Necessities, Grades PreK- 1

In this studio program, facilitated by a professional Museum educator, your students are immersed in a Colorado habitat as they become black bears and search for food, water, and shelter. Explore the Bears and Sea Mammals diorama hall using a guide designed to connect your class with the exhibition, and learn through play in Discovery Zone.

A Spanish speaking bilingual educator may be available upon request. The museum can also provide Spanish program materials for students and chaperones. 

1 chaperone per 10 students is required. Programs are limited to a 32 students and 4 chaperones per classroom. Price: $235 per program. 


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The customized itinerary contains details of your entire field trip from arrival to departure. The only fixed times are the program start times.

This tool is designed to help teachers and chaperones explore the exhibit spaces with their students and connect to the facilitated program. Guides are available in English and Spanish.

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