On Saturday, May 26th, Zoo Atlanta’s gates will close at 2 p.m. for Brew at the Zoo.

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9:30 am - 5:30 pm
LAST ADMISSION 4:30 pm
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Tuesday, May 22

9:30 am
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5:30 pm
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Hands-on approach to learning

Your students love Zoo Atlanta. Why not bring the Zoo into your classroom? We offer a variety of resources such as our ZooMobile, STEM guided tours and educator workshops. Education is key to our mission here at Zoo Atlanta. Thanks for helping us integrate nature into your curriculum!

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Educator Appreciation Day: Spring

Educators enjoy free admission and discounts for accompanying guests on April 14, 2018.

Educators are encouraged to visit our variety of educational booths throughout the Zoo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to meet Zoo staff and learn more about our educational programming and professional learning.

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Professional learning

Zoo Atlanta offers a variety of professional learning opportunities for teachers throughout the year.

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Field Trips: Self-guided

Explore the Zoo on your own, and use our standards-based curriculum guides and grade-specific activities.

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Field Trips: Inquiry-Based Classroom Programs

These Instructor Led Programs, for students grades Pre-K through 12, can enhance your field trip to the Zoo through inquiry-based explorations that focus on creating a connection for your students to wildlife and wild places while supporting the curriculum of your classroom and the Georgia Standards of Excellence in Science. 

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Educator Membership

Special offers for educators Sponsored Admissions Program  Thanks to generous donations made available to Zoo Atlanta, a limited number of Title...

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Group Tours

GUIDED TOURS Guides lead your group on an exclusive educational experience, sharing fun facts and stories about our animals. A...

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ZooMobile

Can’t make it to the Zoo? Our team will bring the Zoo Atlanta experience to your classroom. 

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Cases for Conservation

Cases for Conservation are boxes filled with curriculum, biofacts and other unique Zoo-related materials.

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