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Wild Wise

Woodland Park Zoo's Education Department is currently developing a new strategy for deeper engagement in our outreach programming through school and district level partnerships that utilize the Wild Wise program as their foundation.  Please contact the zoo for more information.

Wild Wise: Coexisting with Carnivores

Wild Wise: Coexisting with Carnivores, a partnership between Woodland Park Zoo, Western Wildlife Outreach and Issaquah Middle School Life Sciences, offers middle school students a chance to develop science inquiry skills as they engage in investigations about carnivores in their community and how people can coexist safely with them.

See how students are transforming communities through science investigation

Wild Wise: Ready, Set, Discover

Wild Wise: Ready, Set, Discover, is a program piloted in the 2008-2009 school year, that engages elementary students in developing a deeper understanding of ecosystems and building skills in conducting scientific inquiry.  Ready, Set, Discover is a partnership program with 5th grade classes in Kent School District.

Learn more about Wild Wise: Ready, Set, Discover


Empowers middle school aged youth to become conservation leaders by providing science learning experiences that inspire them to learn, care and act through after school and summer expanded learning opportunities.

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Wild Wise Partners

Wild Wise is a partnership between Woodland Park Zoo and King County area schools to help students develop skills in scientific inquiry. Zoo staff and the Carter Subaru Wild Wise car make visits to King County destinations throughout the school year.