Colorado Academic Standards
High School Earth Science 5: There are costs, benefits, and consequences of exploration, development, and consumption of renewable and nonrenewable resources
High School Life Science 2: The size and persistence of populations depend on their interactions with each other and on the abiotic factors in an ecosystem.
ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICE-LEARNING PROGRAMS
The Denver Zoo’s Community Leadership Program (CLP) facilitates environmental service-learning opportunities for 3rd-6th grades and is now offering a unique program for high school students.
At your facility
Consecutive classes should take place in the same location.
Maximum of 30 participants per class.
CLP is a joint venture between the zoo and the teacher so it is imperative that the teacher participates by teaching the supplemental lessons provided.
Bilingual classes may be available upon request.
Dates and start times vary, according to your scheduling needs and our availability. Offered year round, seven days a week.
Eleven total lessons: Two zoo-facilitated lessons, each 60 min. in length, nine lessons facilitated by the teacher.
Denver Zoo staff will work with the teacher to schedule a meeting to outline the program and teacher-facilitated curriculum, discuss logistics for projects, etc.
$450/first class, $375 each additional consecutive class.
A $50 refundable deposit is required at the teacher meeting. This is not included in the program cost and will be returned once the suitcase is returned to the zoo with all materials included.
Scholarships are available: Learn more about Denver Zoo’s Red Apple Scholarship Fund.
Layover fees apply to breaks exceeding 60 minutes between classes.
Travel fees apply to locations outside of SCFD boundaries.