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ZOO-ON-WHEELS

Bring the Zoo to your school, club, church, senior center, library or other public venue. Live animals and interesting artifacts help bring learning to life. Each program is tailored to the age of the audience or programs can be custom-designed to fit your curriculum.

For details and pricing, contact the Education Department at 800.652.4143 x 235 or 236 or email education@elmwoodparkzoo.org
 

Preschool, Kindergarten, First Grade

30-minute programs with 3 live animals
 

Sensational Animals

Students will take an in-depth look at our five senses and explore the differences and similarities with how they're used in the animal kingdom.
 

Sorting Species

Students will explore the characteristics of different vertebrates such as birds, mammals, and reptiles and learn that animals can be classified into different groups based on their features.
 

Animal Adaptations

Webbed feet, wings, camouflage and quills—students will discover a number of different animal adaptations and learn how they help them to survive in an ever-changing world.
 

Grades 2 through 9

50-minute programs with live animals and artifacts
 

Whose Habitat is That?

Students will learn about the four components of a habitat, and explore differences between a variety of animal homes.
 

On the Brink

Students will explore different threats, such as habitat loss, pollution and climate change, facing many animals both locally and abroad, and learn what they can do to help.
 

Animal Adaptations

Webbed feet, wings, camouflage and quills—students will discover a number of different animal adaptations and learn how they help them to survive in an ever-changing world.
 
 

Fairs and Events

The Zoo provides a fun and educational addition to any fair or event. Featuring live animals and a table filled with feathers, furs, shells and skulls to touch and explore. There is a two-hour maximum time limit for this appearance.
 

Option #1

Informational display table, live animals and touchable artifacts without a formal program.
 

Option #2

Informational display table, live animals, touchable artifacts and a 30-minute program featuring live animals.
 
 
 
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