Going Batty in-class presentation

Learn about the anatomy, behaviour, and habitat needs of this amazing flying mammal and discover some of the thirteen species of bats that live in the Okanagan. Where do bats sleep, where do mother bats raise their young, and how can we help bats? This hour long interactive PowerPoint presentation for Grades 1-9 uses props, videos, sound clips and a bat costume! The presentation can be given to several classes in a library or gymnasium.

Dates: October 7 to November 8
Start time: Schools have the option of a morning session or afternoon session
Program length: 1 hour
Cost: $85 + travel costs as follows:
Penticton/Okanagan Falls/Summerland/Naramata/Kaleden – no additional travel costs – Program Total $85
Osoyoos and Kelowna + $110 for travel – Program Total = $195
Peachland and Oliver + $65 for travel – Program Total = $150
Keremeos and Cawston + $85 for travel – Program Total = $170

All programs are payable to OSCA by cheque via mail at:
113 – 437 Martin Street, Box 349
Penticton BC V2A 5L1

Bat Resources for Teachers

Community Bat Programs of BC – information about BC Bats – www.bcbats.ca
Bat Conservation International – Halloween theme ideas – www.batcon.org
Bats Live – lesson plans, stories and ideas for elementary grades – www.batslive.pwnet.org
Mathwire bat math activitieswww.mathwire.com
Bat craft ideaswww.dltk-holidays.com
The Teachers Guide: lesson plans, crafts and links to resources – www.theteachersguide.com
Bats” by Adrienne Mason. Kids Can Press, 2003. Well illustrated bat facts.