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BIG Zoo Lesson

Calling all teachers! Students, parents, and teachers can use Binder Park Zoo as their classroom for a week-long, in-depth study of biological sciences as they participate in The BIG Zoo Lesson. They will talk with wildlife experts, observe animal behaviors, and research animals from all over the world.

 If you have questions about our Schools on Safari program please contact Hannah Smedley  hsmedley@binderparkzoo.org (269)-979-1351

The BIG Zoo Lesson is an interdisciplinary, problem-based approach to teaching and learning and an innovative tool for learning conservation and developing sensitivity to the natural world.

 

Cost: $32 per student

 

Program Includes:

 

The use of Binder Park Zoo as your classroom for a full 5 school days in a row

One hour of animal observation time each day

The use of certain zoo Educational materials

Two Expert-led lessons with Zoo Education staff and live ambassador animals

One presentation with a zoo keeper and one presentation from a member of our vet staff

An enrichment making lesson and the opportunity to watch an animal receive enrichment

A behind-the-scenes tour