Teacher Resources

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 developed by grade(s) and are aligned with the Georgia Standards of Excellence. 

Are you coming to the Zoo for a Field Trip experience?

Explore the many options for field trips at the Zoo!

Explore the Zoo at a discounted rate with a Field Trip: Self-Guided, upgrade to a Field Trip: Zoo Challenge, or book a Virtual Field Trip!

Field Trips: Self-Guided Materials

Use our Explore Guides, which will direct your students’ self-guided exploration of the Zoo. 

Explore all that Zoo Atlanta has to offer. 

Education Poster

Zoos play a unique and vital role in today’s complex world of conservation. As global leaders in biodiversity, preservation and drawing upon our animal expertise, Zoo Atlanta works to save species and their wild environments. Zoo Atlanta, along with global partners, works with conservation organizations to expand reach and competency. Check out this year’s Education Conservation Poster for curricular connections and information about how Zoo Atlanta helps preserve the wild population of golden lion tamarins!


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School Program Guide

To learn more about our programs and resources, download our School Program Guide or view the Guide by clicking on the thumbnail below.


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Bring the Zoo to You!

If you are looking for some additional classroom resources check out Zoo2You, a series of videos and activities for teachers, students and parents that explore concepts aligned with the Georgia Standards of Excellence in Science.

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Cases for Conservation

Bring the Zoo into your classroom.

Cases for Conservation are boxes filled with curriculum, biofacts and other unique Zoo-related materials that can be checked out from the Zoo for a two-week period. 

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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.

Schools can choose from two programs in the application:

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Educator Events

Teachers, check out these events just for you!

Zoo Atlanta welcomes educators with two events a year, Educator Appreciation Day and Educator Soiree. 

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Field Trips: Self-Guided

Explore the Zoo on your own at a discounted group rate! This program is part of our Sponsored Admissions offerings.

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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 as Zoo educators lead you on a guided tour through the Zoo.

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Zoomobile Outreach

Learn all about wildlife and wild places without leaving your classroom.

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Educator Membership

Educators save on Memberships To obtain your discount, call 404.624.5662. Support conservation and research efforts at the Zoo and around...

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Ivan - Wild Within

In this 45-minute program, students will have the opportunity to see photos and video and hear recorded stories about Ivan’s upbringing and time at Zoo Atlanta from Jodi while engaging with a live Zoo Educator to answer questions and learn more about gorillas.  

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