EARN Professional Learning Units (PLUs) At the ZOO!
What better way to spend your professional development time than learning and having fun at Zoo Atlanta? In addition to science and conservation information, every Zoo workshop includes an animal encounter! Participants also receive a grade-appropriate curriculum packet full of hands-on activities aligned with State Standards.
NEW! Bright from the Start – early childhood programs: BFTS-approved trainings to strengthen knowledge in science and provide age-appropriate teaching strategies.
Stay tuned for more BFTS workshops!
Animals across the Curriculum
June 12, 13 and 14 – 9am to 4pm
Animals are not just for science classes! Encounter ways to use animals and animal concepts in language arts, math and social studies. Use curriculum from this 3-day workshop to integrate wildlife into all your subjects. Make your classroom one that incorporates STEM through animals across the curriculum.
Project WILD and Project Learning Tree
June 19, 20 and 21 – 9am to 4pm
Award-winning national environmental education programs designed for K-8th grade educators. Project WILD and PLT use hands-on, interdisciplinary activities to bring the forest and wildlife into the classroom. Teachers attending this 3-day workshop receive both curricula, with over 100 different activities for the classroom.
Request a Workshop
Make your teacher workdays or staff meetings both fun and educational! Schedule a date to bring a Zoo Atlanta Teacher Workshop to your school or bring your staff to the Zoo for a day of exciting professional development. Either way, Zoo Atlanta instructors will present hands-on activities aligned with State standards and animals that you can touch. Select from various workshop topics including habitats, biodiversity, or animal behavior.For more information and available Request a Workshop dates, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 404.624.WILD.