Beastly Basics and More (grade 2nd)

Beastly Basics (Before July 1):
Explore the basic needs of animals as students discover different adaptations and characteristics that allow them to survive. Through the observation of our ambassador animals, students will make inferences about the ways the animals meet their basic needs.

Gotta Grow Up (After July 1):
Animals change as they grow up. Some species change drastically, while others, very little. Explore the life cycles of different animals and the ways they change throughout their lives. Students will get the chance to visit our ambassador animals and discover what it takes for an animal to grow up.

Georgia Standards of Excellence in Science:

  • S1L1:B

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Daily, year-round

Select a start time from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.; sessions last 30-45 minutes.

  • Beastly Basics: 30 minute program
  • Gotta Grow Up: 45 minute program

 

Beastly Basics (Before July 1):
One Session: $360
Two Sessions: $475
Three Sessions: $590

Gotta Grow Up (After July 1):
One Session: $400
Two Sessions: $515
Three Sessions: $630

Grade 2


  • Educational Group Reservations must be made at least 5 weeks prior to program date. 
  • Non-refundable deposit of $50 is due at the time of reservation. 
  • Maximum of 60 participants per session. 
  • The group leader is required to complete an online digital waiver  per group prior to the program.
  • Membership discounts do not apply to this program. 
  • Final head count is due 4 weeks before the scheduled visit. 
  • Participants will be asked to maintain a six-foot distance from other participants and Zoo team members for the entirety of the program. 
  • Masks are strongly recommended to participate in this program but are not required. By the request of the school or group, the Zoo Atlanta Education Team will adhere to a school’s or group’s COVID-19 safety protocols.

PROGRAM SPECIFICATIONS: 

  • Program must take place in a quiet  temperature-controlled  room with enough room for social distancing or a quiet shaded location outdoors.
  • Requested location must be within a 65-mile radius of Zoo Atlanta
  • Multiple programs must be at the same location on the same day and within the same 3-hour period to receive the multiple-session price discount. 
  • Specific animals cannot be requested for programs. 
  • Program animals will be no-touch

PAYMENT:

  • Payment is due at least 4 weeks prior to the date of your visit. Unpaid reservations will be cancelled if payment is not received.
  • Refunds will not be given for any unused portion of your reservation.
  • Collection of funds and payment of all attendees is the responsibility of the group. Payment must be made to the Education Reservations personnel.

CANCELLATIONS AND RESCHEDULES:

  • All cancellations forfeit the $50 deposit.
  • Cancellations received less than 2 weeks prior to the program date must pay 50% of the total cost of the program.
  • Reschedules must be made at least 2 weeks prior to your scheduled program date to avoid fees.
  • Reschedules made less than 2 weeks before original date will result in the loss of original deposit. Another deposit is required.
  • Educational Groups will not receive refunds for rain. For instances of severe inclement weather, please contact Education Reservations at 404.624.5822.

Wondering if a ZooMobile program is right for you? Give us a call at 404.624.5822 or email education@zooatlanta.org.


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