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Elephants and Diversity: Learn about biodiversity and what job each animal does to help out their habitat.
Lion Safari: Take a safari through lion territory and learn all about lions and the importance of conservation areas.
Caring about Water: Discover how pollution affects our waterways and animals and how you can help. Connects to Domain 11: Taking Care of the Earth.
Watery Habitats of North America: Learn what every animal needs from a habitat and how you can help protect watery habitats on our continent. Connects to Domain 8: Animals and Habitats.
Cycles of Life and Water: Role-play the life cycles of different animals and learn how you can help protect the waterways animals rely on. Connects to Domain 6: Cycles in Nature.
For Grades 3-5:
Baboons: All in the Family! Examine our lion, baboon and elephant families and look for their inherited and learned traits and adaptations.
The Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) and Its People: Learn all about the people of NCA and how everyone has a role in protecting animals.
Waters Around the World: Investigate the differences between fresh and salt water, how people and animals rely on water and what your students can do to protect this resource. Connects to Module 4: The Role of Freshwater Around the World.
NEW! Wild about Frogs: Investigate the frogs of the Zoo and discover their amazing adaptations. Connects to Module 2A: Wide World of Frogs.
NEW! Brilliant Biomes: Explore biomes around the world, including rainforests, through the animals at the Zoo. Connects to Module 2A: Biodiversity in Rainforests.
You will be provided with pre-visit materials to prepare both teachers and students for the expedition. These pre-visit materials include:
You can book an Expedition for any time of year! Expeditions will take up about 1 hour of your Zoo visit. For whom: Expeditions were designed for 3rd grade curriculum but could be modified to suit other age groups. Cost: $100 for up to 30 students (Expeditions will be split into groups of 15 or less); $85 for each additional group of 30.