Teacher Resources

The Zoo's Conservation Education Department has compiled teacher resource packets for classes we offer at all grade levels, and we've made them available to you online.

Preschool (ages 3-5):
Zoo Moves
Color Zoo
Sizing the Seas
Furry Friends
Super Senses
Polar Bears and Penguins
Grades 1-3:
Penguin Pals
It's a Jungle
Wetland Wonders
Coral Critters
African Adventures
Pennsylvania Pride
Working Wild
Polar Quest
  Grades 4-6:
It's A Pest's Life
Marine Mammals
Animals in Jeopardy
Exploring the Tropical Rainforest
Animal Observations
Windows to Conservation
Grades 7-12:
Biodiversity's Bounty
A Plan for Survival
  Activities For Your Classroom:
Favorite Animal Activities- (Primarily for Grades 1-3)
Tiger Game (Grades 1-6)
Giraffe Quiz
Tundra Connections

In-Zoo Activities:
Making Sense of Animals
(Pre-Kindergarten to Kindergarten)
Find that Foot (Grades 1 to 3)
Animal Behavior (Grades 4 to 6)
Habitat Color Challenge (Grades 4 to 6)
Zoo Scavenger Hunt (Grades 4-7)
Zoo Scavenger Hunt Answer Guide
  Fun Craft Projects Using Recycled Materials:
Egg Carton Caterpillar
Going on a Safari Costume
CD Case Picture Frame
CD Elephant
Fish in a Jar
Recycled Desk Organizer
Tiger Bank
Paper Towel Tube Octopus

Early Childhood Teacher Workshops:
Backyard Animals
Bats, Bugs, and Things that go BUMP in the Night
Polar Blast
Savanna Safari
Aquatic Wonders
Earth Day Everyday
It Starts With an Egg
Zoo Books
  Teacher Resources for Wild Earth Day:
Conservation Efforts
Go Green Contest