Resources for Grades 3 - 5

Students will observe their favorite Zoo habitat to recreate and emphasize the features all animals need in their homes.

Grade Level: 3-5
Themes: Habitats, Zoos
Curriculum Connections: Science, Art

Learn what zookeepers do by making observations and completing tasks at various Zoo habitats.

Grade Level: 3-5
Theme:  Zoos
Curriculum Connections: Science

In the classroom or at the Zoo, students can explore some of the world's most common animal myths while investigating the fact or fiction behind the mystery.

Grade Level: 3-8
Themes: Adaptations, Conservation
Curriculum Connections: Science, Art

While at the North Carolina Zoo, students use observation skills to analyze the many different features of plants.

Grade Level: 3-8
Themes:  Adaptations, Biodiversity, Ecosystems
Curriculum Connections: Science, Social Studies, Art

Students will solve animal mysteries at the North Carolina Zoo to emphasize the connections between water and all forms of life.

Grade Level: 3-8
Themes:  Habitats, Conservation
Curriculum Connections: Science, Language Arts

Students observe and analyze the natural behaviors of primate species at the North Carolina Zoo.

Grade Level: 3-12
Themes: Adaptations, Habitat
Curriculum Connections: Science, Math

Students explore the unique climates and organisms of the world's major biomes while making connections to North Carolina Zoo habitats.

Grade Level: 5-8
Themes:  Ecosystems, Conservation, Biodiversity, Habitat
Curriculum Connections: Science, Social Studies, Art

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