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For Educators

Reserve a field trip, find lesson plans, and connect with Zoo educators online. The Zoo has both in-person and virtual options for students and teachers to explore.

Learn about school field trips for the 2023/2024 school year.

Join Learning & Engagement staff for live-steamed Zoo School Webinars!

This field trip can be used by anyone, including teachers, guardians, and students.

Esta excursión puede ser utilizada por cualquier persona, incluyendo maestros, tutores y estudiantes.

Our Virtual School Programs bring the Zoo to your (virtual) classroom! Our programs are designed to foster your students’ skills as scientists, observing the animals that can only be found at the L.A. Zoo.

Betty White’s Zoo Pals is a special grant-funded program for Title I schools that provides Kindergarten-5th grade teachers and their students with free programming and supplies.

Join us as we hear from our zookeepers and see some incredible animal adaptations up close!

Spend some quality time with amazing animals in these extended-length videos. Practice observations, learn something new, or just have a zen moment.

Nature Tries are fun and flexible ways to connect with nature no matter where you are and what your comfort level is. Use our ideas as a starting point, and try your own.

Fun-filled activity packs designed for the young animal enthusiasts who wish every day was a Zoo Camp day.