Grades 2-3

The Walking Toursymbol indicates that part of the program is outdoors.

Next Generation Science Standards are coded at the end of each program description:

  • PS - Physical Science
  • LS - Life Science
  • ES - Earth Science
  • ESS - Earth and Space Science
  • ETS-Engineering, Technology, and Applications of Science
At-Zoo cost per program : $50
Zoo to You cost : $65 first session, $55 per additional session
Program times : flexible
Program length : 60 minutes
Program dates : Oct. 1-May 20
Maximum students/session : Maximum of 30 students and 10 adults allowed in classroom

Animal Classification Zoo to You

Discover how the five groups of vertebrate animals are classified. What makes an animal a mammal, bird, fish, amphibian or reptile? Examine real fur, feathers, skin and scales. Then test your skills by playing an animal classification game. (LS) How to Register

Creatures of the Night Zoo to You

Discover how bats, owls and other night dwellers use their adaptations to survive in a world of darkness. We will explore our own senses as we find out what it takes to be a nocturnal creature. (LS) How to Register

Habitats Zoo to You

What makes a habitat a home? It’s all about food, water, shelter and space! From dodging predators to finding food, living in a habitat has its challenges. Play a habitat guessing game while we investigate polar regions, deserts and rainforests to learn how animals survive in their homes. (LS) How to Register

Insect Invasion Zoo to You

Just because it creeps and crawls doesn’t mean it’s an insect! Investigate the characteristics of insects and compare how they are different from all other animals. Learn about insect life cycles, take our interactive insect quiz, and discover why insects are so successful. (LS) How to Register

Ocean Commotion Zoo to You

More is known about the surface of the moon than the depths of our oceans. Dive through all three zones of the ocean as we explore the mysterious and amazing animals that call it home. (LS) How to Register

Food Chains Zoo to You

What’s on the menu? Examine the teeth and skulls of herbivores, omnivores and carnivores. Use this knowledge to identify “mystery” animals in cooperative small groups. Let’s bring it all together by constructing a food chain to explain how animals get energy to survive. (LS) How to Register

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