Field Trips: Zoo Challenge

Engage, explore, explain! For only $5 more to your educational group admission, enhance your field trip to the Zoo by signing-up for a Zoo Challenge program led by Zoo Atlanta Educators. Support your classroom curriculum for Pre-K to 12th grade students with real-world explorations that connect students to issues affecting wildlife and wild places.

Students will learn about animals, wildlife conservation, and research at Zoo Atlanta as we integrate the Georgia Standards of Excellence Science Standards and STEM through inquiry-based learning stations and Zoo exploration. From food webs on the African Savanna to the role of pollinators on our planet, we have a program that best fits your curriculum, your students, and your context!

Program Types:

Animal Exploration (grades Pre-K)

Grades: Pre-K
Come explore your senses and connect to the ways animals meet their basic needs using sight, sound, taste,...

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Staying Alive (grades K-1)

K-1
Engage and explore your sense of touch as students discover the different textures found in nature while learning how animals...

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Bee-cause We Need Pollinators (grade 2nd)

2nd grade
Examine the lifecycle of pollinators and discuss the important role they play in the food chain. Search for pollinators...

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Discover Georgia (grades 3rd-4th)

3rd-4th grade
From the Appalachian Plateau to the Coastal Plain, Georgia has a lot to discover and a diversity of animals...

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Creature Classification (grade 5th)

5th grade
Explore the five vertebrate classes to understand how scientists classify living things.

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Wild Weather (grade 6th)

6th grade
Dive in and explore how Earth’s water plays a vital role in animal migration and the life cycles of animals.  ...

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Journey through Georgia (grades 7– 8th)

7th-8th grade
Take a journey through Georgia as we explore and discover Georgia’s natural wonders and diverse ecosystems....

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Project Research (grades 9-12th)

9th-12th grade
Students will utilize different research techniques and technology to better understand how research at Zoo Atlanta helps save wildlife...

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