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Zoo Boise Teacher Information:

Zoos offer a variety of opportunities to enhance your Zoo Boise visit, classroom experience, wildlife activities, information resources, as well as professional development. Zoo Boise provides a unique opportunity in our community to experience and participate in wildlife conservation in action while creating lifelong memories and a deeper understanding of the world around us.

The intention of this section of the website is to be useful to professional educators. If you have a request, idea, or feel like something is missing please send us an EMAIL.

Discovery Stations Information – Visit the Discovery Station each May!

Zoo Boise Discovery Station – Lion Gorongosa Restoration Story:

Click HERE to download these images which help to introduce the basics of the Gorongosa Restoration Project.

Zoo Boise Discovery Station – Lion Sequencing Activity:

Click HERE to download this activity which helps support concepts covered at Zoo Boise. This lesson plan includes information about the Gorongosa National Park Restoration Project, list of required (minimal) supplies, and suggested Idaho State Science Standards to which the activity aligns.


 Schools & Youth Groups – be sure to schedule your group early!

Click the button below to learn more or to book your guided visit, self-guided visit or school Snooze at the Zoo today!

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Professional Development for Educators – through Project WILD:

Zoo Boise Teacher Workshop – WILD about Zoo BoiseRed Fox Sequencing Activity:

Click to learn more about this amazing partnership. Project WILD and Zoo Boise have teamed up to create a teacher workshop that will provide you with lessons and activities that will focus on animal wildlife and habitats beyond Idaho. Themes include animal behavior, exhibit design, endangered species, scientific method and zoos’ participation in wildlife conservation programs. This one credit workshop will take place at Zoo Boise. Come and enjoy all the zoo has to offer and ways to tie the information into your curriculum! Zoo tours, science in action conservation curriculum.

Boise, ID – September 2018


Outreach – Under Construction:

Zoo Boise Outreach – Coming Soon!

For Outreach, STEM Night, and Guest Speaker requests, please send us an EMAIL. Currently we do not have an active outreach program available, however we are collecting information from the community on the level of interest and type of program that would meet Boise’s needs.