Lizard in the Library

Learning Group – Classroom: “Blue Whale” – Cable Car;

Location: SF Main Branch Public Library;

Date: May 15;

Time: 10:30am-11:30am;

C5 Festival of Learning 2018 – Public Demonstration

Children working with their teachers in public with parents and family members as chaperones.

Learning Group/Classroom: Blue Whale- Cable Car Classroom
Program: Preschool– Ages: 2.5- 3.5 years old
Children: Archibald, Clio, Deniz, Eleanor, Elliot, Kiyoung, Murphy, Nick, Noah, Ryan, Sloan, and Tova
Teachers: Barbara and Monica

Title of Demonstration: Lizard in the Library
Location: SF Public Library
Date: May 15, 2018 Time: 10:30am-11:30am

Objective: To demonstrate children’s relationship with nature as experienced through caring for their pet lizard.

What the children might be learning and developing:
1. The children are learning about basic biology concepts: the transfer of energy through eating; the need for breathing for life; the need for water; means of locomotion and movement; the need for heat and shelter.
2. The children learn compassion and responsibility through taking care of their pet lizard.
3. Poppy has become a shared experience for the children and families, helping to forge communal relationships in the classroom.