Educator Resources

North Carolina Zoo Video Series

Recordings of Past Virtual Programs

Other Resources to Help with Your Visit or Back in the Classroom

Use the resources provided here, both in your classroom and on a field trip to the Zoo, to connect your students to wildlife, plants, and wild places. You will find a variety of activities and lesson plans incorporating different curriculum areas. 

Inquiry Packs - Temporarily Unavailable due to COVID-19

The North Carolina Zoo has new "inquiry" packs for teachers (including home school teachers) to checkout during their field trip to the Zoo. These packs have all the materials and directions to do grade-appropriate activities on site that meet the North Carolina Essential Standards. 

Lesson Plans and Field Trip Activities

Share Your Bright Ideas

Email your ideas for lessons or activities and we will consider them as a resource for our website.