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Electronic Field Trips


Electronic Field Trip to the Louisville Zoo


Habitats and animal care
Grade Levels:
4-12
Length:
60 minutes
Taping Rights:
Unlimited
MARC Record:
Downloadable
Web Site:
KET Online
Teaching Materials:
See Below
Program Schedule and Streaming Links:
See Below

The animals and staff of the Louisville Zoo host a very special behind-the-scenes tour for Kentucky teachers and students. See how training of animals makes caring for them easier for zoo staff. Learn about the successful captive breeding program for the black-footed ferret; watch a zoo veterinarian at work; and learn about an innovative rotation system which allows animals to move between different habitats. Produced 1999.

Program of Studies
Biological Science: Unity and Diversity
Practical Living/Vocational Studies: Career Awareness, Exploration, Planning


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2012/13 KETKY Program Schedule

The Louisville Zoo staff and animals host a special behind-the-scenes tour for teachers and students. Interviews with animal ke'epers, trainers, veterinarians, and other zoo staff members cover such topics as how elephants, seals, tapirs, and tigers are trained to make their care easier for both people and animals; how a captive-breeding program has brought the black-footed ferret back from near extinction; how doctors work with exotic animals; and more. A 1998 KET production.

The schedule listed here includes only airings on the KETKY channel. See the complete Electronic Field Trip to the Louisville Zoo broadcast schedule for airings on all KET channels.



Kentucky Academic Expectations

This program relates to the following Kentucky Academic Expectations.

Kentucky schools may tape and retain programs according to the rights listed above. For further information, contact the KET Education Division.

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