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Educational Programs

Middle School

Sixth Grade Programs

A Program for Sixth Grade Students

Animal Kingdom

Meets South Carolina Physical Education Standards 6-3.1 f
Learn about the classification through contact with the real thing! We compare "invertebrates" to "vertebrates" with an emphasis on the five vertebrate classes. Live animals illustrate the basic features of each class.

A Program for Sixth Grade Students

Habitats!

Find out what makes a home a habitat as we look at them on a larger scale. This highly interactive program explores the differences between deserts, tundra, grasslands, ocean and the rainforest.

A Program for Sixth Grade Students

Careers with Animals

This program presents young teens with educational opportunities, salary ranges and ideas on how to start planning for an exciting job they may have not considered.

A Program for Sixth Grade Students

Who's Who in the Zoo

How much does an elephant eat? How does the lion get a shot? Where does the zoo get the animals who live there? Zookeeping techniques and general care of the Greenville Zoo animals are emphasized.

Seventh Grade Programs

A Program for Seventh Grade Students

Careers with Animals

This program presents young teens with educational opportunities, salary ranges and ideas on how to start planning for an exciting job they may have not considered.

A Program for Seventh Grade Students

Who's Who in the Zoo

How much does an elephant eat? How does the lion get a shot? Where does the zoo get the animals who live there? Zookeeping techniques and general care of the Greenville Zoo animals are emphasized.

Eighth Grade Programs

A Program for Eighth Grade Students

Careers with Animals

This program presents young teens with educational opportunities, salary ranges and ideas on how to start planning for an exciting job they may have not considered.

A Program for Eighth Grade Students

Who's Who in the Zoo

How much does an elephant eat? How does the lion get a shot? Where does the zoo get the animals who live there? Zookeeping techniques and general care of the Greenville Zoo animals are emphasized.

Customized Programs

We work with teachers and their staff to develop specialized programs to fit the needs of the class and curriculum. Please contact the education department to set up a meeting.

Middle School Career Day

If you are interested in an animal career, this is your opportunity to learn. The next career day is set for 1-4 pm, Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. Career Day Info

Volunteers

Are you a student interested in volunteering at the Zoo? The Education Department has volunteer training sessions twice a year. All volunteers must be 14 years and older. Training occurs in November and late April-early May. Training fees apply. More Info