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Edventures at the Zoo


On Site Programs

Fall 2018 school program registration begins October 1, 2018

Spring 2019 school program registration begins February 1, 2019

Looking for a wild experience for your students?  The NC Zoo offers a variety of engaging education programs for school groups visiting the Zoo. These programs enrich student learning about animals, the need for healthy habitats, and the actions they can take to help protect and preserve Earth’s precious natural resources.

EDventures at the Zoo programs last 30 - 45 minutes and cost $60 each. These programs are designed for a maximum of 30 students.
   
The following programs are available:


Target
Grades

Program Description

K-5


GENTLE GIANTS OF THE FOREST

Explore the Forest Glade gorilla habitat and learn about the special features and social structure of these gentle giants, their unique adaptations and the role the NC Zoo is taking in helping to protect these amazing animals.

K-8

KITERA EXPLORATIONS: A WILD LOOK AT CHIMPANZEES

Come explore the Kitera Forest chimpanzee habitat and see the members of one of the largest chimpanzee troops of any United States zoo. Learn about chimpanzee behavior, how they communicate and the current status of this remarkable species in the wild.

K-12


TREKKING THROUGH A TROPICAL FOREST

Learn about the importance of healthy tropical forest habitats and the bountiful resources they provide while visiting the Zoo's Forest Aviary. Make your way through the tropical forest and the Zoo's Forest Aviary and uncover animals like flamingos, poison dart frogs and tropical birds

K-12

WATANI WONDERS: ALL ABOUT ELEPHANTS AND RHINOS

Elephants and rhinos are some of the most popular animals at the North Carolina Zoo. This program is given at the Watani Grasslands Reserve which is one of the largest habitats at the Zoo. Students will have the opportunity to see what makes African elephants and Southern White rhinoceroses so remarkable.

K-12

OUR ROCKY COAST

How can you tell if it’s a seal or sea lion? How do Polar Bears stay warm? Learn about the animals that call our Rocky Coast habitat home.

 

Assembly at the Zoo

If you have a large group, Assembly at the Zoo programs are available.  These are themed around animal adaptions and are 50-60 minutes in length.  If weather permits, there are also live animal ambassadors encounters integrated.  

Number of Participants
Cost per Program


40 - 99 
$100
100 - 200 max 
$150

SCHEDULING A PROGRAM...

Fall 2018 school program registration begins October 1, 2018
Spring 2019 school program registration begins February 1, 2019

There is a minimum of four weeks notice for any Zoo to You programs and full payment is due at least two weeks prior to the scheduled program date. 

For further information or to schedule a program for your school, contact the NC Zoo Education School Programs Office
336.879.7718 or toll free 800.488.0444 ext. 7718, or E-mail.

 

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Home School

Educator Resources

Edventures at the Zoo

Resources for Grades 3-5

Resources for Grades 6-8

Resources for Grades 9-12

Resources for Grades K-2

Teacher & Professional Development

Zoo to You Pre-School Programs