3rd - 5th Grade Programs

Polar Bear

Endangered Wildlife

Grades 3-5

Time: 60 minutes/session
Fee: $225/session


What are the major causes of wildlife endangerment and extinction? In this program, students will explore this question through game play, in-class animal encounters, and by visiting the zoo's exhibits. Students will discuss issues involved with the development or protection of wildlife areas and leave this program with an understanding of conservation actions they can do everyday.

Makira

Rainforests

Grades 3-5

Time: 60 minutes/session
Fee: $225/session


Students will learn about the characteristics of tropical rainforests including the stratification and biodiversity of plant and animal species that live there. Students will also discover the ways in which humans depend on the rainforest in their everyday lives.

Giraffe

Wildlife and Habitats of Africa

Grades 3-5

Time: 60 minutes/session
Fee: $225/session


This exciting interdisciplinary program offers a unique opportunity for students to be immersed in the African experience as they travel on an Adaptation Safari and meet African animals up-close in the classroom.

Green Winged Macaw

Wild Poetry

Grades 3-5

Time: 60 minutes/session
Fee: $225/session


With the Bronx Zoo’s incredible animals and exhibits as their inspiration, your students will enhance their observation and literacy skills as they learn how to express themselves through poetry. Students will review fundamental forms of poetry and learn tools to get their creativity flowing with the help of an in-class animal guest.