Teacher workshops at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium are designed to empower educators with innovative and exciting strategies to teach about animals and the conservation of their fragile habitats. Our workshops utilize a multidisciplinary approach that teachers will find easy to incorporate into their curricula. Zoo tours, bio-facts, live animal visits, and make-and-take art projects will guarantee an enriching learning experience. The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium is a Pennsylvania Department of Education Act 48 Approved Provider.
If you have a credit voucher you would like to use as payment, you must register by mail. Please complete a registration form
and return it with a copy of your credit voucher to the address on the bottom of the form. If you are not using a credit voucher please register online.
Saturday, February 21, 2015 make up day is Saturday, March 28.
$45 per person (no discount for Zoo members)
Explore one of the most extreme climates on earth. This workshop will focus on activities that will help your students discover how polar creatures manage to survive in their icy habitat. Please note that many activities will take place outside, rain or shine. Dress appropriately for the weather.
for the teacher packet for this workshop.
Customized workshops, either at the Zoo or your facility, can be scheduled. Please call 412-365-2521 or email email@example.com
if you are interested in creating your own workshop.
The Zoo has been providing teacher education programs since 1988 and has facilitated hundreds of teacher workshops on a variety of topics, including biodiversity, wetlands, endangered species, primates and animal behavior research. All of the Zoo's workshops have been developed with the needs of teachers in mind, and all have incorporated Pennsylvania State Standards for Ecology and the Environment and Pennsylvania State Standards for Science and Technology.