“If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, the excitement, and the mystery of the world we live in.” - Rachel Carson
Educator Open House
A big THANK YOU to all who joined us on Wednesday September 27th, 2017 at the Zoo's PepsiCo Foundation Education Campus for our 1st annual Educator Open House!
Our next Open House will be in the fall of 2018.
Upcoming Teacher & Educator Workshops
Whether you are a classroom teacher, home schooling parent, museum or park service educator, the Zoo’s Education Department Teacher & Educator Workshops are geared to help you engage your students in environmental education.
January 27, 2018
(sponsored by JEA)
Project Learning Tree’s Energy & Society Kit offers K-8 students opportunities to learn about their relationship with energy and helps develop their critical thinking skills to make decisions about their personal energy use. In addition to hands-on activities, this curriculum integrates music and dance to enhance the study of energy issues.
Registration now CLOSED
To be placed on a wait list email Greta Combs at email@example.com
February 3, 2018
|Cost: $20|| This workshop is for
HOMESCHOOL EDUCATORS ONLY
Project WILD is an interdisciplinary conservation and environmental education program emphasizing
wildlife. The program is designed for educators of K-12th grade students. Project WILD capitalizes
on the natural interest that children have by providing hands-on activities that enhance student learning
in all subject and skill areas. Participating educators will receive a K-12 curriculum guide.
Registration now OPEN to Homeschool Educators - click HERE to register!
February 17, 2018