Educators, please use these supplemental lesson plans and resources when you bring your class to the zoo.
Each lesson plan is aligned with WI and National Science Standards (WSS and NGSS).
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Empathy Field Trip Guides
Students build empathy and compassion for wildlife through observing and understanding animal behavior. Empathy towards animals is an important building block for learning to take conservation action.
Exhibit Specific Lessons
Note: This unit will fit well at the end of a unit on energy and conservation.
Interested in scheduling a Wild Encounters animal ambassador presentation during your visit or bringing the zoo to your school or organization? Check out our Critter Connections and Zoo-to-You programs for more information.
We have virtual program options available!
More Resources from our Partners
Our partner organizations have created a wealth of Teacher Resources as well! Check them out below!