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Zoo Explorers

Third Grade

Third graders will rotate through three exciting learning stations as they take a walk on the wild side!

Program Description

Inside our classroom, students will meet live animals as they discover the differences and similarities between the vertebrate classes. They will travel the globe as they tour the Zoo to identify continents, animals that live there, and learn about their statuses in the wild. A trip into bear habitat helps students learn about umbrella species, and discovery stations will show how math, science and problem-solving skills help us care for the animals. Experience the wonders of wildlife!

Florida State Standards

Big Idea 14:  Organization and Development of Living
SC.3.L.14.1; SC.3.L.14.2

Big Idea 15:  Diversity of Living Organisms
SC.3.L.15.1; SC.3.L.15.2

Big Idea 17:  Interdependence
SC.3.L.17.1; SC.3.L.17.2

Strand: Geography Standard 1: The World in Spatial Terms
SS.3.G.1.2; SS.3.G.1.3

Strand: Geography Standard 2: Places and Regions

Strand:  Geography Standard 3: Physical Systems

Strand: Writing Applications Standard 2: Informative

Strand: Communication Standard 1: Penmanship


Program Details

Time:  10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Dates:  Monday – Friday

Ages: 3rd Grade

Group Size Per Day – Min. 15 students, 1 adult / Max. 54 students, 12 adults

*Please plan to schedule more than one date if you have more than 54 students.


Students: $13.00 each

Teachers: Free

One Chaperone per 10 students required: Free

Additional chaperones at $16.60 per person.


Seminole County Public School Discount Rate:

Students: $9.75 each

Teachers: Free

One chaperone per 10 students required: Free

Additional chaperones at $16.60 per person.


Safety Measures

  • All participants will be required to wear face coverings that cover the nose and mouth.
  • Social distancing measures will be in place during all activities.
  • Participants will have regularly scheduled hand washing breaks and hand sanitizer will be available in all activity spaces.
  • Group size is limited to accommodate social distancing measures.


Reservations Required Two Weeks in Advance 


Call: 407-323-4450 ext. 123

Email: education@centralfloridazoo.org




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