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VIRTUAL – Paws on the Planet

Fifth Grade

Students will go on an exciting virtual quest into the Zoo to learn how changes in the environment have affected animals worldwide and how humans are helping endangered species.

Program Description

Students will meet live animals as they learn about animal adaptations, life cycles, behaviors, and physical characteristics. We’ll explore the water cycle and meet a special freshwater animal ambassador as well as Florida’s own gopher tortoise to learn how we can help this important keystone species.

Florida State Standards

Big Idea 1:  The Practice of Science

Big Idea 7:  Earth Systems and Patterns
SC.5.E.7.2; SC.5.E.7.5; SC.5.E.7.6

Big Idea 14:  Organization and Development of Living Organisms
SC.4.L.14.1; SC.5.L.14.2

Big Idea 15:  Diversity of Living Organisms

Big Idea 17: Interdependence

Strand:  Writing Applications Standard 2: Informative

Strand: Communications Standard 1: Penmanship


Program Details

Time:  1 Hour and 15 Minutes

Dates:  Monday – Friday

Ages: 5th Grade

Cost:  $275 for one program / $475 for two programs

The virtual platform can accommodate up to 100 participants per program. Choose from Zoom or Webex.

*Please plan to schedule more than one program if you have more than 100 participants. A teacher joining from a classroom computer is considered one participant. A student joining from home as part of the school’s virtual instruction is considered a single participant. 


Reservations Required Two Weeks in Advance 


Call: 407-323-4450 ext. 123

Email: education@centralfloridazoo.org



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