Even though the Zoo is open, we have lots of animal stories, animal and nature education presentations and fun activities so you can stay connected throughout the year.
Download our Online Education and Content Calendar to see the schedule for new content coming to our website and social media.
Live Events Schedule, Past Live Events and Videos
Bring a zoo animal virtually to your classroom, business or family event.
Join us afterschool on Thursdays for a fun adventure.
We are going virtual. Join us for our camp programs for rising 1st – 6th graders.
Are you missing your North Carolina Zoo fieldtrip this year? Don't worry we are bringing many of our education programs right into your home.
A live Facebook series with fun, educational presentations about animals and nature every Monday and Wednesday at 10 a.m. EST.
Living with Nature is our free distance learning event series.
Join Rob Nelson from Untamed Science as he learns more about the North Carolina Zoo in this video series.
Dig out your craft paper and glue. It is time to make something new. Each Monday and Wednesday we will bring you a new craft or activity inspired by that day's Zoo EDventure.
Enjoy our animal coloring pages.
Annual fall contest for K-12 graders where art and conservation collide.
At-Home Science and Nature Activities
Come explore the scientific world with us. Each Tuesday we will present a new science experiment you can try at home (with your parent’s permission of course).
Our educator resources have ideas for both classroom and Zoo field trip activities for students of all ages focusing on wildlife, plants, and their natural habitats.
Looking for fun new activities for your family? Our Wild About Nature gives you the tools to make nature play.
For Your Reading Pleasure and Other Virtual Resources
Check out our new Blogs on Animal Care, Saving Animals and It's a Zoo!
Purchase a "Up Close and Virtual" T-shirt
NCLearn @ Home is a gathering place for NC DNCR (North Carolina's Department of Natural and Cultural Resources) online content and educational resources in one place for teachers, students, parents, and anyone needing enriching experiences, regardless of their location.