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Adelaide Zoo

Adelaide Zoo inspires a sense of wonder for animals, bringing learning to life.

Students get up-close to animals and the Zoos unique collection of artefacts and biofacts. Adelaide Zoo learning experiences for Years 4 to 7 are underpinned by themes related to the Australian Curriculum; Science, Geography, Ethical understandings, Sustainability and Asia.


Booking and information

All booking information – including prices, free adult ratio and equity pricing for disadvantaged schools.
Contact Adelaide Zoo Learning (08) 8230 1258 or email
All education groups need to book 5 working days in advance to receive the Zoo Learning discount.


Upcoming events – book now

Creature Comforts: Caring for Animals – completed
Arts at the Zoo – completed
Life Cycles – Weeks 1 – 4, Term 3
Book Week – Weeks 5 – 6, Term 3 (suitable for Year 4)
iPad Adaptation AdventureNew ICT (iPad) learning experience


Daytime learning experiences

Classification
Creatures’ Features – Adaptations animal presentation (Year 4 – 7)
Enclosure Design
Food Webs
Threatened species


Overnight experiences

Foundation – Year 7 Zoosnooze
Planetkeeper Zoosnooze – take action for conservation
Friday night Zoosnooze


Print and go resources


Daily animal presentations

Meet the keeper  – availability of public presentations can vary without notice


Information about our animals


Risk Management Guidelines for Teachers (daytime & overnight stays)

Organisational guidelines for teachers

Adelaide Zoo excursion – behaviour expectations

Teacher professional development


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Monarto Zoo

Explore Monarto Zoo’s wide open spaces and iconic animals.

Our Conservation Educators (specialist, registered teachers), focus on hands-on, action based learning strategies to develop positive attitudes towards conservation and sustainability. Years 4 to 7 programs are underpinned by themes related to the Australian Curriculum; Science, Geography, Ethical understandings and Sustainability.


Booking and information

All booking information – conditions of entry including prices and free adult ratio.
Contact Monarto Zoo Learning (08) 8534 4100 or email
All education groups need to book 5 working days in advance to receive the Zoo Learning discount.


Upcoming events

Going Ape – Make a Difference  – Weeks 1 – 3, Term 2
My Cubby Rules  – Weeks 4 and 5, Term 2 (Foundation – Yr 4)
The Great Rhino Inquiry – Weeks 3 and 4, Term 3 (Yr 3 – 7)
Book Week – Weeks 5 and 6, Term 3 (Foundation – Yr 4)


Daytime learning experiences

Horticulture and conservation – get hands-on with plant propagation!
Zoo crew
Zoo explorer – Year 4 & 5
Ranger – Year 6 & 7


Overnight experiences

Overnight Junior Keepers
Overnight Rangers – Year 6 & 7
Overnight Planetkeeper (take action for conservation)


Daily animal presentations

Meet the keeper – availability of public presentations can vary without notice


Free downloadable learning resources

Cheetah and Rhino activities
Animal fact sheets


Monarto Zoo Risk Assessment Day visits

Monarto Zoo Learning Experiences summary and costs

Monarto Zoo Map

Teacher professional development


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About Zoos SA

Zoos SA is a not-for-profit conservation charity that exists to save species from extinction and connect people with nature.

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