Denver Zoo Toyota Elephant Passage Field Trip Curriculum
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Kindergarten - Extension Learning Opportunities

COMPARING CREATURES

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Consider booking one of these related programs to provide your students with a unique experience that deepens their learning at the zoo and/or in the
classroom. Advance registration is required of all programs.


Denver Zoo Field Trip
Education Programs at Denver Zoo

Unit-aligned programs that immerse your students in the animals, ecosystems and culture of Toyota Elephant Passage, during your field trip at Denver Zoo.

 "Amazing Animals" Zoo Ed-venture Trek

Take the learning from the classroom to the field, as zoo educators lead your students on an educational journey through Toyota Elephant Passage! Zoo Ed-venture Treks are immersive programs aligned with Colorado Academic Standards that take place entirely in Toyota Elephant Passage, with opportunities for observation, inquiry and discovery. 

In this Zoo Ed-Venture Trek: Explore the characteristics of animals as we compare and contrast the animals of Toyota Elephant Passage.  This program has been intentionally created to support the preschool Amazing Animals and kindergarten Comparing Creatures Field Trip Discovery Units.

Who:
Up to 30 participants
When: Available Mon-Fri, September 17-May 17, 10 a.m., 11 a.m., noon (max of three classes per day)
Cost: $7/student; Smaller groups will be charged for a minimum of 15 students
Register: Online Registration

 Additional Classes at Denver Zoo

Although these additional classes are not currently aligned specifically with the Toyota Elephant Passage Field Trip Discovery Units, we offer a wide variety of programming matching this unit’s general theme.  Below are the programs that we recommend for the kindergarten Comparing Creatures Field Trip Discovery Unit. Please visit the link below for more information on these additional program opportunities.
  • Animal Senses
  • Do You See What I See?
  • Movin’ & Groovin

Who: Up to 30 participants
When: Available Mon-Fri, September 17-May 17, 10 a.m., 11 a.m., noon (max of three classes per day)
Cost: $7/student; Smaller groups will be charged for a minimum of 15 students
Register: Online Registration

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Outreach Programs at Your School

Classes, assemblies or after-school programs to support your classroom learning either before or after your field trip experience. Programs feature up-close experiences with live animals, "biofact" animal specimens and directed instruction from expert zoo educators and volunteers.

Although Outreach programs are not currently aligned specifically with the Toyota Elephant Passage Field Trip Discovery Units, we offer a wide variety of programming matching this unit’s general theme.  Below are the programs that we recommend for the kindergarten Comparing Creatures Field Trip Discovery Unit. Please visit the link below for more information on Outreach program opportunities.
  • Animal Senses
  • Do You See What I See?
  • Movin’ & Groovin’

Who: Up to 30 participants
When: Dates and start times vary, offered throughout the year
Cost: $150/first class, $100 each additional, consecutive class
Register: Online Registration


Denver Zoo Outreach
Loan Libraries at Your School

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Important Things to Know for All Extension Learning Opportunities:

  • Please register at least two weeks in advance (requested dates are guaranteed only upon confirmation by Denver Zoo).
  • Bilingual programs may be available upon request.
  • Scholarships are available through Denver Zoo's Red Apple Fund.
  • For Outreach Programs, travel fees apply outside of SCFD, and layover fees apply to breaks exceeding 60 minutes between programs.
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