Field Trip Activities

Provide your students and chaperones with the following helpful guides, developed by the Zoo's Conservation Engagement team.

These guides offer students a template for discussing and recording their observations throughout their visit, and empower your chaperones with tips on how to guide students as they explore.

Visit the Teacher Resources page to find out about the NEW Field Trip Exploration Stations that will be set up for school groups this spring, and learn how your class can take the Waste-Free Field Trip Lunch Challenge!

Zoo Preview!

Give your students a " Zoo  Preview" to get them ready for their zoo adventure! Students will enjoy this sneak peek at Zoo animals.

Browse our animal fact sheets.


Try out our chaperone-led Field Trip Investigation activities for Kindergarten through 5th grade. These guides were developed to help chaperones encourage their students to practice observation skills as they venture throughout the Zoo.

1st & 2nd Grades
3rd & 4th Grades
5th Grade

Classrooms Connection suggestions are also included to help teachers prepare students for their Zoo field trip.