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, 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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Education Adult Volunteer

We are seeking volunteers with a desire to teach others about conservation and Zoo Atlanta’s mission!

Education Volunteers work directly with our Education Department, supporting programs such as our giraffe feeding experience or conservation-focused events.

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Teacher Resources

Bring the Zoo to you!

From scavenger hunts for a self-guided field trip to classroom activities that will enrich your classroom curriculum, the Zoo has a variety of resources for you. All resources are aligned with the Georgia Standards of Excellence.

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Educator Events

Educators, check out these events just for you!

Zoo Atlanta welcomes teachers and their families for Educator Appreciation Day in the spring and teacher-exclusive Educator Soiree in the fall. A variety of Professional Learning events are held throughout the year. 

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Teacher Professional Development

Zoo Atlanta offers Professional Learning events for Educators throughout the year.

Each of these experiences harnesses our unique animal ambassadors at the Zoo as the anchoring phenomenon for exploring grade-specific topics.

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Self-Guided Field Trips: School Groups

Explore the Zoo on your own at a discounted group rate for schools, summer camps, daycares, and additional youth groups!...

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Field Trips: Zoo Challenge

Enhance your field trip to the Zoo by signing-up for a Zoo Challenge program led by Zoo Atlanta Educators.

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Wild Walks

Take a walk on the wild side with an exclusive guided tour through the Zoo to discover amazing animals from around the world.

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Education Conservation Poster

This year, our Education Poster focuses on golden lion tamarins and the ways zoos throughout the world, including Zoo Atlanta, helped keep this species from becoming extinct.

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Zoomobile Outreach

Let the Zoo come to YOU! Learn all about wildlife and wild places without leaving your classroom.

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Sponsored Admissions

Zoo Atlanta is thrilled to offer free admission to a limited number of Georgia Title I Schools for their students.

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