Virtual Field Trip Details
VFT Information
Title:Hats Off to Bats

Explain and dispels the myths about bats and covers many of their adaptation. Learn how a bat meter works and how scientist uses them to "hear" bats. Comes with interactive activities that will be emailed to teacher in advance.


As a follow up to the VFT, you are requested to complete a post event reflection at https://goo.gl/mFU4X5

Grade Levels:Grade 3Grade 4Grade 5Grade 6Grade 7Grade 8Grade 9Grade 10Grade 11Grade 12
VFT Type:Talk to the Expert
Meeting Time:Schedule upon request by teacher
Duration:40 minutes
Registration Info:Register your request by contacting the program provider, Alex Mason, Curator of Education, at 
info@riversidediscoverycenter.org or call 308-630-6236.
Tech Requirements:

Supports desktop connections using Zoom or Google Hangout.


For questions about equipment, desktop applications or other concerns, contact your local ESU distance learning specialist. Click here for a list of ESU contacts.

Additional Cost Info:

Provider Information
Provider Name:Riverside Discovery Center

The Riverside Discovery Center, formerly named the Riverside Park and Zoo, is a park and zoo complex along the North Platte River in Scottsbluff, Nebraska, United States.

Riverside Park is Scottsbluff's city park, and has the only zoo in western Nebraska. It includes three lakes with camping and recreation areas, and a riverside trail that runs along the banks of the North Platte River. There are also over 30 garden spots. December 16, 2017 two brother grizzly bears went on exhibit.

Contact:Alex Mason, Curator of Education
Phone Number:308-630-6236