Zoo 101 - Grades 9-12
|Who:||Grades 9 - 12|
|How many:||30 - 55 students, plus chaperones.|
|When:||6:00 p.m. - 8:30 a.m.|
|Where:||Exploration Outpost in the Orthwein Animal Nutrition Center and Zoo grounds.|
Students explore the realm of the modern zoo and learn about the wide variety of career options within the Zoo setting. Participants will create their own "zoo" and will try their skills at managing endangered species. They will learn the importance of varying zoo animal enclosures and diets, and will create enrichment materials for some of our Saint Louis Zoo animals. Additional activities include a live animal class and a biofact experience, a movie, a night hike and a morning stroll. A pizza snack, breakfast, and souvenir are also included.
Missouri Science Grade Level Expectations: 3B (9-11th) a, b, c, 3D (9-11th) b