RESOURCES FOR EDUCATORS

Teacher packets, activity sheets and media resources.

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ACTIVITY SHEETS



Self-Guided Visits


These information packets can be valuable aids for connecting your zoo field trip with your classroom curriculum. Resources are provided for focusing your field trip on a specific animal group, on a biome represented at Woodland Park Zoo, or for engaging your students in inquiry-based activities during their zoo visit.

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MEDIA RESOURCES



Presentation Resources


The PowerPoint presentations are available to download at no charge. These presentations are intended for educational use only.

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TEACHER PACKETS



Grades K-12


The packets can be used to help you design a curriculum for use at the zoo or in your classroom. Original publication and revision dates are listed under the title of each packet.

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RESOURCES FOR LOAN

Suitcase for Survival

Grades: 5-12

Fee:
$25.00 loan fee; full payment — cash or check (made out to Woodland Park Zoo) — must be made when you pick up your resource.

Details:
The Suitcase for Survival can be borrowed for a maximum of two weeks. The Suitcase must be picked up and dropped off at the zoo’s Guest Services inside the South Entrance.

To schedule:
Please call 206.548.2581 or email schools@zoo.org to request the Suitcase for Survival. Please indicate your name, school name, email, phone number and loan period (start date and end date, two-week period).

The Suitcase for Survival, containing confiscated endangered species items obtained from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service together with education materials prepared by World Wildlife Fund, is available for loan to upper elementary through high school educators upon completion of a zoo-sponsored teacher workshop concerning international wildlife trade and its serious impact on animal survival. See our Educator Professional Development page or call 206.548.2424 for dates and times of upcoming teacher workshops.

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