Completed Pre-K (Must be at least 4 years old)
Whether it's feathers, fur or scales, each animal wears special "clothing". Investigate how body coverings enable animals to survive in their habitats.
What’s it like growing up wild? Find out which babies are ready to venture out on the own and which need a lot of care.
Whether they slither, fly, run or swim, discover how animals move and groove to get from one place to another.
What’s for breakfast? Discover the world of herbivores, carnivores, and omnivores, and where each animal fits in the food chain.
Completed Grades 1st & 2nd
From the sands of the Sahara to the depths of the oceans, discover the diversity of habitats around the world and the animals and plants that reside there.
Discover the special adaptations nocturnal creatures have that allow them to thrive at night.
Learn about species conservation success stories and how everyone can help by recycling, reusing, and conserving.
The hunt is on! Learn how stealthy animals evade predators and search for prey without being detected.
What's it like to grow up in a wild world? Learn how animals work together as family groups and take care of their young.
Completed Grades 3rd & 4th
Investigate why some animals are endangered and how each of us can do our part to help protect wildlife and wild places.
Discover what adaptations make animals perfectly-suited to live in and around water and what we can do to conserve and protect water environments.
Whether it's a siamang singing, a tiger pinning back its ears, or a peacock displaying its dazzling feathers, animals are constantly sending messages to one another. Discover the many methods of communication in the animal kingdom.
Travel around the world to explore the many types of partnerships that can be found in the animal kingdom and how each species depends on one another.
Completed Grades 5th & 6th
Discover how much fun (and work) running a zoo can be! Go behind-the-scenes, talk to zoo staff, explore animal behavior and learn how we care for and enrich animals' lives.
Investigate the many threatened and endangered animals that call the Alexandria Zoo home and discover what our zoo along with others across the globe are doing to save the world’s wildlife.
Completed Grades 7th & 8th
Discover what Alexandria Zoo and others are doing to save endangered species and what you can do to help. Identify ways people can reuse, recycle, and reduce the use of resources to improve and protect our quality of life.