DLR2 Distance Learning Region 2
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Party For the Planet: An Earth Day Celebration
10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
All Grade Levels
Texas State Aquarium
Join the Texas State Aquarium as we celebrate our annual "Party for the Planet", the largest combined Earth Day event in North America! Learn how you can participate in environmentally friendly practices by going “green” and raise awareness about animal conservation.
Prairie Dog Discovery
12:45:00 PM to 1:30:00 PM
Program by Texas Wildlife Association
Scientists consider prairie dogs to be a keystone species that affect many aspects of the environment. Join us and our rodent guest star as we discuss the prairie dog’s importance in the ecosystem and their amazing adaptations. Many animals rely on prairie dogs in a variety of ways; their complex underground burrows provide habitat for several species, and they are a food source to many predators. We will also discuss prairie dog structures, their functions, and delve more into their underground habitats. Don't miss this great opportunity to see this rarely seen critter!
Myths and Unsolved Mysteries of the Texas Revolution
1:00:00 PM to 1:49:00 PM
4th - 7th
Program by Bullock Texas State History
What were the causes of the Texas Revolution? What key players and events helped a small group of revolutionaries achieve independence from Mexico? There are some mysteries to the story we may never solve. Students will sort through the fact and fiction of this epic moment in Texas history through an artifact adventure, and discover why the Texas Revolution is crucial to understanding American history. There may be multiple sites participating in this program. Program times are Central Standard Time.
There may be multiple sites participating in the program. If you want your school to be the only school participating in the program, contact firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com for scheduling details. Program times are Central Standard Time.
Tips for a successful Distance Learning Event:
1-Test your equipment by making a call via the Distance Learning equipment by calling our DL department at least one day before an event.
2-Ensure that the designated "Drop" that is used for virtual conference equipment has been configured by network specialists.
3-If you are participating by video streaming please make a test call before the event; that it works and that you are not behind firewall.
4-Have the phone number to Region 2 Distance Learning technical staff available during an event - Michelle Flores (361-561-8457) or April Swartz (361-561-8652)
Education Service Center 2
Distance Learning Contacts:
Michelle Flores 361-561-8457 or firstname.lastname@example.org
April Swartz 361-561-8652 or email@example.com
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