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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, Arts, Ethical understandings, Sustainability and Asia.


New in 2020

ICT STEM Journey – Students design an animal enclosure

Amazing Adaptations – Interactive digital book


Special events – Zoo educator led sessions

Literacy Tales – Term 3, weeks 4 – 5 (Yr 3/4)
Life Cycles – contact us to negotiate a date
Book Week (Literacy Tales) – Term 4, wks 1 – 2 (Yr 3/4)

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Daily learning experiences – Zoo educator led sessions

Classification
Creatures’ Features – Animal adaptations

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Overnight experiences – Zoo educator led sessions

Experience the thrill of spending a wild night at Adelaide Zoo by booking one of our Zoosnooze sleepovers! We provide everything you need to unlock our animal secrets at night– all you need is a sense of wonder.

Foundation – Yr 7 Zoosnooze
Friday night Zoosnooze


Self-guided excursions

If you are planning a self-guided visit (with no Zoo Educator led sessions), fill out this form and click on SUBMIT. Allow at least 5 to 10 working days between submitting this form and your intended excursion date.

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Print and go resources

New inquiry based print resources

Students are challenged to speak out for a threatened species

Regular


Daily animal presentations

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


Information about our animals


RSPCA Animal Care facts and advice


Consider the following information to ensure a fabulous learning experience at Adelaide Zoo.

Adelaide Zoo Learning teacher information

Adelaide Zoo COVID-19 regulations for schools

Contact:
Adelaide Zoo Learning (08) 8230 1258 or email


Teacher professional development

 

Monarto Safari Park

Explore Monarto Safari Park’s wide open spaces and iconic animals.

Our specialist Conservation Educators 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.


Special events – Zoo educator led sessions

Horticulture and conservation – stay tuned for 2021 dates
My Cubby Rules – stay tuned for 2021 dates
The Great Rhino Inquiry – stay tuned for 2021 dates

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Daily learning experiences – Zoo educator led sessions

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

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Overnight experiences

Monarto Overnights provide opportunities for students to have fun, work together and learn about the role Monarto Safari Park plays in conservation, and how they can make a real difference. Visit some of the ‘Off Limits’ areas of Monarto Safari Park and get involved in hands-on activities. Explore the Indaba Bush Camp and surrounds during night time activities led by the Overnight Educator.

Monarto Safari Park Overnight flyer

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Daily animal presentations

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


Consider the following for a fantastic Monarto Safari Park experience.

Monarto Safari Park Planning your visit

Monarto Safari Park Risk Assessment

Monarto Safari Park Learning Experiences summary and costs

Contact: Monarto Safari Park Learning (08) 8548 9517or email


 

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