What the Zoo Can do for You
Host a Zoo Educator and some of our Animal Ambassadors in your classroom when you invite the Zoo to You.
Enhance your students' field trip experience with focused Field Trip Activities. These materials include guiding questions and answers for chaperones to use with their student groups.
Before your field trip, introduce your students to our zoo and aquarium residents by showing them the Zoo Preview PowerPoint Presentation. This fun slide show includes pictures of the majority of the animals on display.
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June 19, 2013 ~ 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Come to the Zoo for this one day workshop featuring Cool School Challenge and Facing the Future curriculum. The agenda includes a behind the scenes visit with one of the Zoo's polar bears. Learn more.
Polar Science Weekend is a great event for students of ages to attend with their families. to learn about climate change from climate scientists. This four-day family friendly event includes hands-on activities, live demonstrations and exhibits presented by scientists who work in some of the most remote and challenging places on earth. Sponsored by the Pacific Science Center. Polar Science Weekend happens annually over the first weekend in March. Zoo Educators will be there Friday and Saturday with cool biofacts and fun activities. Stop by and say hello.
Click here for a list of Global Warming and Climate Change resources.
Be Green and Be Cool
Cool the Earth
If you are looking for a great way to get your school to take action to fight climate change the Cool the Earth program will give you the recipe and even some of the ingredients to make a difference. Learn more at Cool the Earth. Tell them Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium sent you!
Washington Green Schools
Engage students as environmental stewards and leaders while creating a greener, healthier school by reducing environmental and carbon footprints. Learn more.
Eco-Schools USA - National Wildlife Federation
Green your school inside, outside and throughout your curriculum! Join over 50 other countries in this international initiative designed to encourage whole-school action for the environment. Learn more.