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Vertebrate Zoology
Grades 4-7, rising
Join us for a fascinating look at the world of zoology: the scientific study of animals. In this camp you’ll explore the biology and diversity of vertebrates as well as the incredible variation in feeding, locomotion, appearance, and habitats of fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. We’ll observe animals both in their natural habitats and in the lab. On Tuesday we’ll meet at Ijams Nature Center, and Thursday we’ll meet at theKnoxville Zoo entrance and take a behind-the-scenes tour. Zoo admission is included in the camp fee. Instructor: Orlando Schwery.
Course # 15SU352 Fee: $139
Mon.-Fri., 6/8/2015-6/12/2015, 9:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes
UT Hesler Biology Bldg., Room 603
Note: On Tuesday, meet at Ijams Nature Center. On Thursday, meet at the Knoxville Zoo entrance.

Snakes Alive! Hands-On Herpetology
Grades 4-7, rising
Are you ready to explore the world of herpetology and
handle lots of live animals? In this exciting camp you’ll study reptiles and amphibians, including where they live, their unique characteristics, and their behavioral patterns. We’ll also explore scenarios for the future of these fascinating creatures, such as problems of predation, over-hunting, and habitat destruction.
On Tuesday we’ll take a field trip to a natural habitat and on Thursday we’ll meet at the Knoxville Zoo entrance and take a behind-the-scenes tour. Zoo admission is included in the camp fee. Instructors: Evin Carter and Todd Pierson.
Course # 15SU833 Fee: $139
Mon.-Fri., 6/15/2015-6/19/2015, 9:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes
UT Hesler Biology Bldg., Room 603
Note: On Thursday, meet at the Knoxville Zoo entrance.

Animal Behavior
Grades 7-9, rising
Animals do many amazing things: they forage, communicate, play, and learn. Have you ever wondered how scientists study animal behavior? In this camp you’ll become an ethologist—an animal behavior scientist—by observing live animals and conducting experiments to determine why animals do what they do. Instructors: Jenn Bosco and Anglea Chuang.
Course # 15SU769 Fee: $129
Mon.-Fri., 7/27/2015-7/31/2015, 9:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes
UT Hesler Biology Bldg., Room 603
Note: On Wednesday, meet at Ijams Nature Center.

Veterinary Medicine: Behind The Scenes
Grades 9-12, rising
In our popular Veterinary Medicine camp, conducted by a licensed veterinary technician, you’ll learn about small and large animal practices as well as avian, exotic, and wildlife medicine. We’ll study animal behavior, anatomy, and how diseases are diagnosed. You’ll also discover the variety of roles a veterinarian can play,
plus how to prepare for a career in veterinary medicine. You’ll need to
wear closed-toe shoes. Limit: 12. Instructor: Janet Jones.
Course # 15SU839 Fee: $139
Mon.-Fri., 6/22/2015-6/26/2015, 9:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes
UT College of Veterinary Medicine


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