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Teacher Resources

We love learning too.

Here’s a whole page of extra resources for before, during and after your Zoo experience.

  • ZooQuarium Online Learning – NEW!
  • Nature at Home
  • Know Before You Go preview
  • Pacific Seas Aquarium coloring sheets
  • Learn about plastics and the Waste-Free Lunch Challenge
  • Learn about climate change and how to green your school
  • Other great resources for learning!

Wildlife at Home

ZooQuarium Online Learning
Animal science, live on Zoom!
Learning at home? ZooQuarium Online Learning offers parents, educators and group leaders an easy way to connect kids with science, while learning about a topic they love – animals! Using Zoom, we engage kids in live, interactive life science programs that align with Next Generation Science Standards.
ZooQuarium Online Learning
Nature at Home
Scavenger hunts, arts, DIY science.
Missing animals? We’ve got the solution – Nature at Home! Kids learning at home can now explore wildlife online in self-directed learning. Find animal videos, scavenger hunts, nature science, crafts, pollinator gardens and more.
Nature at Home

Know Before You Go

Zoo Preview
Sensory Inclusive

Aquarium Fun

Pacific Seas Aquarium Coloring Sheets

Eagle rays in tankExplore our new Pacific Seas Aquarium animals even before you visit them! Four beautiful coloring sheets designed to stimulate imagination and empathy feature giant Pacific octopus, giant spider crab, eagle ray and schooling herring. (Perfect for Pre-K.)

Download sheets here.

Waste-Free Lunch Challenge

Are you up to the challenge?

Challenge your learning group to bring a waste-free lunch to the Zoo!

The Problem with Plastics

Plastic-Free
to Save our Sea
What if there was more plastic in the ocean than fish? Find out about the plastic problem and how to help.
Plastic-Free
Art & Marine Debris
Where art talks to science.
Art & science combine in these plastic pollution lessons by the Washed Ashore team.
Washed Ashore
Plastic Pollution
A K-12 curriculum.
Connecting the dots from waste to ocean in a SeaGrant curriculum pdf.
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Go Straw-Free
Ditch the straw.
It's easy, and has a huge effect on the ocean. Find out more on our Straw-Free page.
Straw-Free
Ocean Guardian Activity Book
Learn how to protect the ocean.
Coloring, puzzles, facts and more from NOAA.
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Plastic Pollution Coalition
Why we need to refuse single-use plastic.
Dramatic multimedia visuals and science unite to describe the plastic problem.
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Fight Climate Change

Climate Change
Polar Bears International
Web Resources

Green Your School

Sustainability
at the Zoo.
Find out how we're reducing, reusing and recycling - and get inspired.
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WA Green Schools
How to green your school.
Engage students as environmental stewards and leaders while creating a greener, healthier school.
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Eco-Schools USA
(National Wildlife Federation)
Join over 50 other countries in this international initiative to support the environment.
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