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)
November 11, 2014 – All About Marine Mammals
Learn how some of our fellow mammals are adapted for a unique aquatic lifestyle.
December 9, 2014 – 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.
January 13, 2015 - Rainforests
Explore the habitat that the majority of land plants and animals call home.
February 2, 2015 - Primates
We can learn a lot from our closest relatives in the animal kingdom.
March 10, 2015 - Flight and Locomotion
Learn about the forces animals must overcome to move around.
April 14, 2015 - All About Water
It's the year of water; learn just how important it really is to all life.
May 12, 2015 - The Importance of Animal Behavior
Observing animals can tell us so much. Learn the best ways to do it.
September 8, 2015 - So You Want to Be a Zookeeper?
Think you have what it takes to be a zookeeper? Come and find out!
October 13, 2015 - Animals of the Ocean
Aquatic animals have a different life and often intrigue today's biologists.
November 10, 2015 - Reptiles and Amphibians
They might be slimy and slithery, but they play an important role.
December 8, 2015 - Birds and Mammals
These endothermic animals lead a very energy-consuming life.
$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.