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Primary School  Guided Visits Programmes
 

Guided Visits to Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens (Zoological Garden)

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(A)

Purposes

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To provide opportunities for pupils to know more about the characteristics and habits of animals through field observation and explanation by special guides, so that they may recognize the importance of animal conservation.

(B)

Highlights

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The general classification of animals, characteristics of different species of animals and the ways they adapt to the environment will be introduced. Pupils will be guided to visit the major animal enclosures for endangered species (including Orangutans, Siamang, Red-crowned Cranes and Spurred Tortoise, etc) so as to enrich their personal experience in the animal world.

(C)

Target Participants

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P.1 to P.6 pupils

(D)

Duration

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1 hour and 15 minutes

(E)

Address of Venue

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Albany Road, Central, Hong Kong

(F)

Meeting Place

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Education and Exhibition Centre

(G)

Docent Language

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Cantonese (supplemented with English)

(H)

Visit Schedule

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Please refer to Annex 1

(I)

Guidelines

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Please refer to Annex 2

(J)

Application Form

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Please refer to Annex 3

(K)

Application Method

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Applications for the above activities will be accepted from 1 September 2014 onwards.  Primary schools interested in these activities can apply by completing the Application Form at Annex 3 and submit the forms by fax or by post. Due to limited places, applications will be processed on a first-come-first- served basis. (We will accept applications by fax commencing at 9:00 am on 1 September 2014.  Applications by fax or by post received before 1 September 2014 will not be entertained.)

(L)

Any enquiries or request for cancellation of visits should be made to the Zoo and Horticulture Education Unit of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department at 2723 6041.


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