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CNPRC Education Curriculum
 
Kindergarten — Third Grade  
  1. Introduction to the CNPRC
  2. What is a primate? What kinds of primates are there?
  3. Do monkeys talk?
  4. How do we keep the monkeys happy and active at the primate center?
  5. Do you want a monkey for a pet?
  6. How is our health similar to a monkey's?
  7. Interactive Time: Stations (Activity Book provided)
    1. What are Primates?
    2. Do monkeys talk, play and learn?
    3. Ultrasounds and X-rays
    4. Monkey fun and games
    5. Careers in Science and Medicine
    6. Lung health
    7. Healthy nutrition for you and the monkeys
    8. Art: Make a Life-sized Chimpanzee, puzzle
    9. Chimps and Tools: fish for "termites" from mounds
    10. Selection of books for adults to read to interested children
Fourth — Sixth Grade  
  1. Introduction to the CNPRC
  2. Discussion of primates; Biology, Behavior and Communication
  3. Biomedical Research at the CNPRC
  4. Introduction to Animals in Research
  5. Interactive Time: Stations (Activity Book provided)
    1. What are Primates & Primate Diversity
    2. Do monkeys talk, play and learn?
    3. Ultrasounds and X-Ray
    4. Careers in Science and Medicine
    5. Lung health
    6. Healthy nutrition for you and the monkeys
    7. Genetics Unit/Experiment
    8. Animals in Research
    9. Chimps and Tools: fish for "termites" from mounds
    10. Art: Make a Life-sized Chimpanzee