Second Grade: Two to the Zoo

Second Grade: 
Two to the Zoo

North American river otter photoYour second graders have just been hired as Zoo Keepers. What will their new job entail? Students will learn the ropes of being an animal keeper as they rotate through different learning stations throughout the Zoo. They will compare and contrast the basic needs as they meet animals up close in our classroom. While on tour they will discover that living things are found all over the Earth, but each is only able to live in habitats that meet its basic needs. As Zoo Keepers for the day, students will make enrichments for some special animals and learn what it takes to keep our animals healthy and happy. 

Florida State Standards

Big Idea 14:  Organization and Development of Living

Big Idea 16:  Heredity and Reproduction

Big Idea 17:  Interdependence
    SC.2.L.17.1, SC.2.L.17.2

Strand:  Geography; Standard 1:  The World in Spatial Terms
    SS.2.G.1.2., SS.2.G.1.3, SS.2.G.1.4

Strand:  Writing Applications; Standard 2:  Informative

Strand:  Communications; Standard 1:  Penmanship


Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Monday - Friday

Group Size:

Min. 15 students / Max 100 students per day
*Please plan to schedule more than one day if you have more than 100 students.


$12.00 per Student; Teachers - Free.
One chaperone per eight students required - Free.
Up to five additional chaperones maximum at $13.00 per person.
Annual Passes do not apply.

Seminole County Public School Discount Rate:

$9.00 per Student; Teachers - Free
One chaperone per eight students required - Free
Up to five additional chaperones maximum at $13.00 per person.


Call 407.323.4450 ext. 123 or email at least two weeks in advance.


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