The Traveling Tortoise was founded on the principles of the importance of early childhood science education and conservation through education. For over a decade, The Traveling Tortoise has provided “hands-on” science education for students of all ages and abilities. Thousands of students, from preschool thru high-school, have learned and enjoyed their interactive, live animal science education. Partnered with the NC Tortoise Sanctuary, The Traveling Tortoise provides wildlife rehabilitation and is active in many herpetological societies. REQUEST THE TRAVELING TORTOISE


GRADES: Pre-K K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Workshop
The Young Herpetologist

Discover the wonderful world of herpetology (reptiles/amphibians)! Learn the biological and ecological importance of reptiles and amphibians, while debunking common myths and prejudices concerning these fascinating animals. The Young Herpetologist can be modified to fit every grade level! 60 minutes..

Max Participants: 60 students max for workshop, will include a visual art project. More than 60 students per-program will be considered a performance and will not include a visual art project.

Duration: 60 minutes

Special Requirements: 6’X6′ clear floor space

Fee: $187.50 per class

GRADES: Pre-K K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Workshop
Frogs and the Fabulous Life Cycle!

Experience up close the incredible life of frogs! Students will see live frogs from around the world and enjoy creating their own frog-life-cycle-model. Frogs and the Fabulous Life-Cycle can be modified to fit every grade level.

Max Participants: 60 students max for workshop, will include a visual art project. More than 60 students per-program will be considered a performance and will not include a visual art project.

Duration: 60 minutes

Special Requirements:
6’X6′ open/free floor space

Fee: $187.50 per class



GRADES: Pre-K K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Workshop
Tar Heel Turtles and Toads!

From the Blue Ridge Mountains to the Outer Banks, North Carolina truly has incredible reptiles and amphibians! Students will experience NC’s beautiful state reptile, the amazing life-cycle of salamanders, and the helpful snakes sharing their community.

Max Participants: 60 students max for workshop, will include a visual art project. More than 60 students per-program will be considered a performance and will not include a visual art project.

Duration: 60 minutes

Special Requirements: 6’X6′ open/free floor space

Fee: $187.50 per hour/per class