Program Type(s): Educators, Families
Programs are available for students in kindergarten through eighth grade and meet on the second Tuesday of the month from January through May and September through December. All programs take place in the Jungle Lab classroom inside The RainForest. Programs are fun, interactive, and educational!
We are unable to accommodate walk-ups for these programs. Please register in advance.
Registration closes Thursday night for programs the following Tuesday.
Dates and Topics:
- 10 - 11:30 a.m. (Grades K-3)
- Noon - 1:30 p.m. (Grades 4-8)
May 13 – Animal Adaptations
Learn why animals are built differently and how they use their differences to survive.
September 9 – The Fossil History of Ohio
Learn about the fossils we find in our state, and the animals that once called Ohio home!
October 14 – Animals Need Plants
How important are plants really? Discover the many different ways animals need plants to survive.
November 11 – All About Marine Mammals
Learn how some of our fellow mammals are adapted for a unique aquatic lifestyle.
December 9 – How To Design a Zoo Exhibit
New Zoo exhibits are difficult to plan for many reasons. Help brainstorm ideas and follow through with a concept for a new exhibit.
$8 per person (members), $10 per person (non-members)
*One adult will be admitted free of charge for each family registered. Program fee includes admission to the Zoo and The RainForest.