Online Virtual Exploration

Provider: The Ringling Museum

Contact: Katie Nickel
(941) 359-5700 ext.3705

Starting cost per student: $0

Additional Info: FREE virtual program!

Max. Capacity: 200

Transportation Needed?  No

Who Arranges Transportation? Other (see description)

Is Financial Assistance Offered?  Yes


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What animals will you discover?

Take an animal adventure through art at The Ringling, from where ever your students are! Students will hone their observation skills as they learn about the animal kingdom. Among the many animals you may discover, students will discuss and compare animals kept as pets, wild animals, animals used for work, and even mythological animals.

All virtual tours are hosted on Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Google Meets, or other platforms upon request. To request an Animal Adventure virtual tour, please fill out this form. 


This virtual tour focuses on mastery of LAFS.3-5.RL.3.9: Compare and contrast the treatment of similar themes and topics (e.g. opposition of good and evil) and patterns of events (e.g. the quest) in stories, myths, and traditional literature from different cultures.

Additional standards addressed may include:
ELA.K.R.2.2; ELA.1.R.2.2; ELA.2.R.2.2
LAFS.K12.SL.1.1; LAFS.K12.SL.1.2; LAFS.3.RI.1.3; LAFS.4.RI.1.3; LAFS.5.RI.1.3;
VA.K.C.1.1; VA.1.C.1.1; VA.2.C.1.1; VA.3.C.1.1; VA.4.C.1.1; VA.5.C.1.1
VA.K.F.1.2; VA.1.F.1.2; VA.2.F.1.2; VA.3.F.1.2; VA.4.F.1.2; VA.5.F.1.2

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