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Distance Learning

Visit the zoo without ever leaving your classroom! The Greenville Zoo broadcasts videoconferencing programs directly from our classroom to yours and incorporates a variety of hands-on activities in every class.

Distance Learning Topics

Grade K5, approximately 30 minutes

About Animals
This class gets down to the animal basics: their needs, senses and characteristics. We will also cover what makes an animal an appropriate (or inappropriate) pet.

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Animal Locomotion
Students will explore how animals move. Children will meet animals that walk, crawl, and fly. They will even try some moves themselves. Provider will also present live animals to enhance the presentation.

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Grade 1, approximately 30 minutes

Green Kingdom
Do you think all plants are alike? Plants are all around us. We see them everyday. We will discuss how plants are beneficial to both animals and people.

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Grade 2, approximately 30 minutes

Everybody Needs a Home
Nests, burrows, a pile of rocks...every animal needs a home, but how do they find one?

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Animal Kingdom
Students will compare "invertebrates" to "vertebrates" with an emphasis on the five vertebrate classes.

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Grade 3, approximately 45 minutes

Chain of Life
Students learn how animals are built to eat, what they do, and how animals rely on one another for their own survival in the chain of life.

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Grade 4, approximately 45 minutes

Animal Kingdom
Students will compare "invertebrates" to "vertebrates" with an emphasis on the five vertebrate classes.

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Grade 5, approximately 60 minutes

Chain of Life
Students learn how animals are built to eat, what they do, and how animals rely on one another for their own survival in the chain of life.

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Conservation Made Easy
Although we strive to explain why so many of the earth’s habitats are endangered, we also emphasize how individuals can solve the problems facing the Earth and its inhabitants. Find out what you and zoos can do to make a difference.

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Grade 6, approximately 60 minutes

Careers With Animals
Students will discover educational opportunities, salary ranges and ideas on how to start planning for an exciting job they may not have considered.

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Kids 4 Conservation
Although we strive to explain why so many of the earth’s habitats are endangered, we also emphasize how individuals can solve the problems facing the Earth and its inhabitants. Find out what you and zoos can do to make a difference.

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Animal Kingdom
Students will compare "invertebrates" to "vertebrates" with an emphasis on the five vertebrate classes.

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Grade 7 & 8, approximately 60 minutes

Careers With Animals
Students will discover educational opportunities, salary ranges and ideas on how to start planning for an exciting job they may not have considered.

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Kids 4 Conservation
Although we strive to explain why so many of the earth’s habitats are endangered, we also emphasize how individuals can solve the problems facing the Earth and its inhabitants. Find out what you and zoos can do to make a difference.

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Grade 9-12, approximately 60 minutes

Careers With Animals
Students will discover educational opportunities, salary ranges and ideas on how to start planning for an exciting job they may not have considered.

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