Wild Wise: Ready, Set, Discover



A warm welcome to our Ready, Set, Discover teachers!

This page features the resources you will need for the Ready, Set, Discover program. Be sure to bookmark this page! It is a private page exclusively for RSD teachers, and as such, has no links to it from the main Woodland Park Zoo website, nor can it be found by searching the zoo's website.

Also, since these resources were developed exclusively for the RSD program, we must ask that you do not share this link or any of the resources with anyone outside the program.

If you have any questions or problems, send Kelly an email at kelly.lindmark@zoo.org.


We have the following resources currently available:

Read this first to find out everything you want to know:
WPZ's Ready, Set, Discover Teacher Guide 2017-2018

RSD Sharing Solutions Webinar (password: WWRSD2017)

RSD Sharing Solutions Webinar Slides (PDF)

PowerPoints, PDFs of PowerPoints, and associated content:

Local Amphibians (PDF)

Amphibian 101
(MS PowerPoint)

Script for Amphibian 101 PowerPoint (PDF)

Meet the Problem Introduction (MS PowerPoint)

Meet the Problem Introduction - Spanish (MS PowerPoint) 

Meet the Problem letter (MS Word)

Meet the Problem letter - Spanish (PDF)

Meet the Problem video (link to video on YouTube)

Meet the Problem video script (MS Word)

Sharing Solutions Student Checklist (PDF)

Sharing Solutions Student Checklist - Spanish (PDF)

Sharing Solutions Project Rubric (PDF)

History of the Ready, Set, Discover program (PDF)

WPZ Mission & Amphibian Conservation (PDF)

Student Pre-Assessment (PDF)

Student Pre-Assessment - Spanish (PDF)

Student Post-Assessment (SurveyMonkey Link)

Student Post-Assessment - Spanish (SurveyMonkey Link)

RSD Program Logistics

School Visit Registration Form (for OFF rotation teachers)

2017-2018 RSD Elements Description and Timeline 

RSD Zoo & Outdoor Exploration Registration Form (for ON rotation teachers)

RSD Sharing Solutions Registration Form (for ON rotation teachers)

WPZ Field Trip Student Orientation Video 

Resources Provided by the Kent School District

Claims, Evidence and Reasoning (MS PowerPoint)

Problem Based Learning (PDF)

PBL Resources Provided by the Kent School District (all MS Word)

1-Meet the Problem

2-Problem Statement

3-Know Need to Know

4-Determining Solutions

5-Evidence for Choosing the Best Fit Solution


Other Amphibian Resources

US Fish & Wildlife Service Listing a Species Factsheet

Amphibian Conservation Resources

Sabes Como Crece un Anfibio (en Espanol)

Rana Rueda (en Espanol)

7000 Kinds of Amphibians Song (California Academy of Sciences)


WPZ's Reptiles & Amphibians Teacher Packet

(Links take you to a public portion of WPZ's website; use your browser's "back" button to return here)



Glossary and Resources


Conservation Links