Animal Architects

  • Enhanced Gallery Experience

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Animal Architects


In this gallery experience, students will discover a wide diversity of animal builders and compare them to human engineers. Construction materials, sources, properties and purposes of structures will be investigated. This program includes exploration of the Search: Sara Stern Gallery, to identify real examples of animal architecture.


$1 per student


  • 45 min

Grade Level(s): 

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4


  • Animals
  • Ecology and Evolution
  • Engineering



Other Teacher Resources

Science World Resources
Discover our free units and activities including hands-on activities, inquiry explorations and interactive demonstrations.

Science Safari
Download a worksheet to encourage grade-appropriate exploration in our various galleries while on your Science World field trip. There's one for Preschool/Kindergarten, one for Grades 1–3, one for Grades 4–7, and an Eye Tour for Grades 8 and up.

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