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?
Self Guided Field Trips
Use our Explore Guides, which will direct your students’ self-guided exploration of the Zoo.
Field Trips: Zoo Challenge
If your class is coming for an Instructor-led Zoo Challenge program, you can utilize the Challenge Guides to enhance the experience. Each Guide has specific pre-and-post-lessons that directly link with the specific Zoo Challenge program your students will enjoy when they come to the Zoo.
Check out this year’s Education Poster for curricular connections and information about how Zoo Atlanta helps preserve the wild population of eastern indigo snakes!
Download Education Poster (PDF)
Take a walk on the wild side as Zoo educators lead you on a guided tour through the Zoo.
During these exclusive guided tours, the guides will share fun facts and interesting stories for an inside scoop on what it’s like to care for these creatures.Learn more
Sponsored Admissions Program
Zoo Atlanta is thrilled to offer free admission to a limited number of Georgia Title I Schools for their students. Due...Learn More
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Explore Guides (PDFs)
- PreK – K: Move Like an Animal
- 1st grade: Animal Needs
- 2nd grade: Primate Seed Dispensers
- 3rd grade: Animal Adaptations within Georgia Regions
- 4th grade: Animal Adaptations within Georgia Regions, African Savanna Food Webs
- 5th grade: Animal Adaptations within Georgia Regions
- 6th grade: Water Cycle
- 7th grade: Interdependence on the African Savanna
- 8th grade: Electromagnetic Spectrum
- 9 – 12th grade: Keystone Species