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32 resources with the keyterm zoos

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Research at the Zoo

For Teachers 1st
First graders go to a local zoo on a field trip. When they come back, they choose an animal to write a report on. conduct on line research under the supervision of an adult. Their assignment was to locate and print out a picture of their...
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Zoo Animal Facts

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students create a fact sheet naming an animal's habitat, distinguishing characteristics, eating type, country of origin, and any interesting information that they research. They illustrate their fact sheet and sheets are compiled into a...
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Dear Zookeeper

For Teachers 1st
First graders listen to the book, Dear Zoo. Working in groups, they develop a list of at least three zoo mammals. They write a letter to a zookeeper using four parts, which include a heading, body, closing and signature.
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Getting To Know You:learning the Aza Ssp Terminology

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discover the role zoos play in conservation of animals. They research the captive breeding programs that are in place at the Minnesota Zoo. They use the zoo's website to find the American Zoo and Aquarium Associations criteria...
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Plants And Animals: Zoo Interactions

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students design a zoo exhibit making sure to include all of the features a species would need to survive and thrive in the enclosed environment. In small groups, they choose an animal from a list and review the requirements for zoo...
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Conservation SSP Animal Sudoku

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students discover the primary threats to animals that are in the Species Survival Program of captive breeding in zoos. They complete a Sudoku style puzzle and a picture matching activity using a website from the Minnesota Zoo.
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Plants And Animals: United They Stand Divided They Fall 2

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Learners discuss the social limitations on a zoo's ability to provide animal exhibits that meet all of the requirements for animals to survive and have healthy behaviors in captivity. They compare notes from a visit to the zoo with...
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Working-with-Animals Careers

For Teachers 1st
First graders list and discuss careers that involve working with animals and draw pictures of careers that interest them. They compare and contrast domestic and wild animals.