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!
Animal Exploration (grades Pre-K)
Come explore your senses and connect to the ways animals meet their basic needs using sight, sound, taste,...
Staying Alive (grades K-1)
Engage and explore your sense of touch as students discover the different textures found in nature while learning how animals...
Bee-cause We Need Pollinators (grade 2nd)
Examine the lifecycle of pollinators and discuss the important role they play in the food chain. Search for pollinators...
Discover Georgia (grades 3rd-4th)
From the Appalachian Plateau to the Coastal Plain, Georgia has a lot to discover and a diversity of animals...
Creature Classification (grade 5th)
Explore the five vertebrate classes to understand how scientists classify living things.
Wild Weather (grade 6th)
Dive in and explore how Earth’s water plays a vital role in animal migration and the life cycles of animals. ...
Journey through Georgia (grades 7– 8th)
Take a journey through Georgia as we explore and discover Georgia’s natural wonders and diverse ecosystems....
Project Research (grades 9-12th)
Students will utilize different research techniques and technology to better understand how research at Zoo Atlanta helps save wildlife...