Zoo Seekers

Spark your curiosity and discover the surprising ways humans and animals are connected to the world around us! 

Illustration of Gorilla and backpackProfessor Gigi Gorilla needs your help collecting data to unearth unexpected relationships between people, animals and natural environments. Engage your senses and hone your observation skills as you explore iconic ecosystems and observe the natural world. Choose your adventure when you borrow an Exploration Pack (available on select days) and get ready to experience the Zoo in an all-new way! 

Exploration Packs are available Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Available daily as a self-guided activity daily.

Self-guided: Elementary      Self-guided: Middle & High School

Adventures are customized for different age groups. Exploration Packs include observation and measurement tools such as binoculars, magnifying glasses, measuring tapes, stopwatches, and illustration supplies. Elementary-level packs include additional information and recommendations for facilitating your young Seeker’s learning. 

LOCATION: Education Station near the ground hornbill habitat 

FREE
Ground Hornbill
Exploration Packs are available to borrow for each of the following age/grade ranges. Seekers under the age of 18 must have a parent/guardian present to borrow a pack.

 

  • Kindergarten to 2nd grade 
  • 3rd to 5th grade 
  • 6th to 8th grade 
  • 9th to 12th grade (and adults!) 

  • Stop by the Education Station near the ground hornbill habitat to borrow the Exploration Pack of your choice. Your contact information will be collected in case we need to send a reminder to return the Exploration Pack. Your contact information will be kept confidential and will only be used in aggregate to learn about our program participants. You may receive an email invitation to provide feedback on your experience via a short survey. 
  • Click here to download the elementary level (Kindergarten to 5th grade) self-guided program. 
  • Click here to download the middle and high school level (6th grade and older) self-guided program. 
  • Zoo Seekers is designed for individuals and small family groups. Larger groups can visit our Schools and Groups page for more information about additional education programs. 

Questions? Email Education@zooatlanta.org 

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