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Animal Behavior

(Grades 7-9, rising)
Animals do many amazing things. Have you ever wondered why? If you have a keen interest in observing and explaining animal behavior, join us in this interactive camp and discover why animals act and react in their own unique ways. We’ll explore how evolutionary forces shape animal behavior, and you’ll gain vital knowledge and experience that will help you understand how organisms interact with the environment. Note: On Wednesday, we’ll meet at Ijams Nature Center. Instructor: Domonique Hatton.
Course # 18SUKU769 Fee: $139
Mon.-Fri., 6/4/2018-6/8/2018, 9:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes
UT Hesler Biology Bldg., Room 602

Friend or Foe? Species Interaction
(Grades 4-6, rising)
Plants and animals and fungi, oh my! Did you know that there is a whole world that is unseen by the human eye? Come discover this new world as you learn how microbes and fungi interact not only with plants and animals but also with you! Note: On Friday, we’ll meet at Ijams Nature Center.
Instructors: Chloe Lash, Morgan Roche, and Amanda Benoit.
Course # 18SUKU842 Fee: $139
Mon.-Fri., 6/11/2018-6/15/2018, 9:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes
UT Hesler Biology Bldg., Room 602

Snakes Alive! Hands-On Herpetology
(Grades 4-7, rising)
Are you ready to explore the world of herpetology? In this exciting camp you’ll study reptiles and amphibians and discover their unique characteristics, behavioral patterns, and habitats. We’ll also explore the future of these fascinating creatures, including problems such as overhunting and habitat destruction. Note: On Tuesday, we’ll meet at Ijams Nature Center, and on Thursday, we’ll meet at Zoo Knoxville and take a behind-the-scenes tour. Zoo admission is included in the camp fee. Instructors: Todd Pierson, Chelsea Miller, and Tyson Paulson.
Course # 18SUKU833 Fee: $149
Mon.-Fri., 7/16/2018-7/20/2018, 9:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes
UT Hesler Biology Bldg., Room 602

Vertebrate Zoology
(Grades 4-8, 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. Note: On Wednesday, we’ll meet at Ijams Nature Center, and on Friday, we’ll meet at Zoo Knoxville and take a behind-the-scenes tour. Zoo admission is included in the camp fee. Instructors: Jordan Bush and Orlando Schwery.
Course # 18SUKU352 Fee: $149
Mon.-Fri., 7/23/2018-7/27/2018, 9:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes
UT Hesler Biology Bldg., Room TBD


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