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Survival of the Fittest: Advanced

close-up of Panamanian golden frog face

Survival of the Fittest is the second series in the 2018-2019 Zoo Homeschool curriculum exploring "Amazing Animal Adaptations." Each series is a detailed exploration of a major category of animal adaptation and how various species have evolved different expressions of this adaptation to help them survive. Students may register for individual series or for the entire curriculum. 

Survival of the Fittest: To survive in the wild, it takes skill, strength, smarts and a little help from natural selection. We'll trace the evolutionary history of some of our favorite adaptations, from the beautiful and broad to the specific and strange. We'll analyze the impact of ecosystem change on animals with highly specialized adaptations and even meet a few living fossils along the way!

Class will meet once a week for five weeks. There is no class the week of Thanksgiving (Nov. 22). 

The "advanced" section of Survival of the Fittest is appropriate for ages 7-12 and is a drop-off program. Children must be independent readers and writers to enjoy class activities. 

Our registration system has changed! Simply click the "Register for this class" button below and log in using the same email address you use for your FONZ membership. Your member discount will be automatically applied.

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Age range: 7 - 12

Class Sessions

Date(s): Thursday, November 8 to Thursday, December 13 (class meets on Thursdays)
Time: 10:03 am to 12:03 pm