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Preparing for a Field Trip

Make the most of your field trip by preparing your students before your big day with these resources.

Zoo Animal Fact Sheets
Visit the animal section of the website for fact sheets with information about everything from lifespan to conservation available for most of our zoo animals.

Resource Library
In the Education Department, we have a small library dedicated to information about animals, the environment and conservation.

Teacher’s Prep Guide
If you plan to visit the zoo, use this prep guide to inspire, educate and prepare your class, prior to your visit.

Teacher Loan Kits – Free with refundable deposit!
We know how hard it is to design new and engaging lessons. When it comes to animals and the environment, we’ve already done the work for you! Our kits include a fully designed lesson with biofacts, games, and hands on activities to bring biology to life. The following teacher resources are available for check out at the Education Department by appointment:

  • Bird themed check-out kit : Includes eggs, feathers and books.
  • Suitcase for Survival kit: Addresses the illegal trade in wildlife products. *Teachers are required to schedule a short training before using this kit.
  • Wetlands kit: Hands on activities about the roles of wetlands.

Reserve a Teacher Loan Kit