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Education Resources

Bring the Zoo to You!  Whether from home or classroom, the activities and lessons below are a fun way to explore the zoo and experience wildlife – and learn too!  Topics and lessons may include STEM, guiding questions, art & craft projects, behind-the-scenes and animal care at Zoo Boise or links to web-based explorations.  Create your own wildlife adventure!

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Zoo to You Video Series

The learning and fun never has to stop! Watch our online Zoo to You video series, which not only immerses you into the world of animals, but encourages you to apply what you’ve learned into your own life.

To watch the entire YouTube Playlist click HERE.

Animal Perspective Taking Worksheet

Zoo Boise Scavenger Hunts

Can you find these Zoo Boise animals using the clues on this scavenger hunt?

Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger Hunt Key

Can you find these Zoo Boise animals using the photo hints on this scavenger hunt?

Zoo Photo Scavenger Hunt

Zoo Photo Scavenger Hunt Key

Teacher Workshops

Project Wet Goes to the Zoo!

September 25; 4:00-9:00 pm and September 26; 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Zoo Boise

Learn about water and wildlife conservation with Project WET and Zoo Boise! In this hands-on workshop, we’ll investigate what all living things need – water – and how humans can reduce their impact on the environment. Using standards-aligned Project WET curriculum, we’ll explore the water cycle, water use around the world, and human impacts to water and wildlife. Plus, make enrichment for a Zoo resident and get the scoop on conservation projects around the world! Registration opens in August at cityofboise.org/projectwet.

Cost: $40. 1 P.D. credit offered through BSU and NNU. Register by September 18.

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