Conservation Innovation!

  • Grades: 6th-8th
  • Duration: 45 minutes
  • Cost: $125

Finding solutions to conflicts between humans and wildlife is more important than ever. In this program, students will use their creativity to begin designing innovative solutions to wildlife issues. they will learn about real WCS conservation stories from a WCS educator, meet an animal, and be led on a virtual exhibit visit at one of our parks.

This program aligns with the following standards:

GradeNGSS / Scope & Sequence
6thUnit 3. Ecosystems
7thUnit 5. Minimizing Human Impact Through Engineering Design
8thUnit 3. Growth, Development, and Reproduction of Organisms

The WCS Education call center is open Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Please feel free to contact our registrars by phone (800-433-4149) or email ( if you have any questions.

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