Lesson Plans & Resources 4-6

Grades 4-6

The Zoo offers educational resources to help support conservation learning. Lesson plans and activities for grades 4-6 are shared below. Additional information is found on the Zoo website about Connections to Africa and Veterinarian Bag Exploration activities available on Zoo grounds.

Connections To Africa Resources
Teacher Guide For Grades 4-6
Ethogram
Data Collection Sheet

Supplemental Resources
Collected elephant behavior data: compare your observations from Connections to Africa with data from other students.
Elephant Conservation Collaborative Inquiry– Arts Integration
Elephant Inspired Design Biomimicry
Designing Green Solutions
Adaptations and the Environment
Being Part of a Food Web
Exhibit Design and Redesign
Visit futureforwildlife.org for more information about how you can help protect wild life in wild places.

Veterinarian Bag Exploration Resources
Teacher Guide
Comic Book Creation Arts Integration
Nature Inspired Medical Tools

Career Day
Career Day offers Grades 5-8 the opportunity to explore the professional fields of animal care, veterinary medicine, education and more. Check out our Career Day opportunities here.

Supplemental Resources
Design a Zoo Sign
Nature Inspired Design Challenge
The Training Game

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