Bring The Zoo Into Your Home! 

The Staten Island Zoo is offering virtual programs every week perfect for homeschooled students and those participating in remote learning. 

Every Wednesday from 12pm – 12:45pm.

$10 per registration

Zoom access link will be sent the morning of the program.

December 9th: Food Web Fun 

This class is an introduction to the parts of a habitat and the way plants and animals function.  We will introduce the concept of a food web and identify producers, consumers, and decomposers.  Our Zoo Educator will present three animals and participate in a Q&A session with the students.

Recommended Grade Bands: Pre-k – 2nd Grade

December 16th: Expedition Rainforest 

Investigate tropical rainforests layer by layer and discover what makes this habitat such an important part of global health.  The incredible biodiversity and animal adaptations found in a rainforest are an important part of this class.  Our Zoo Educator will present three animals that call the rainforest home and participate in a Q&A session with the students.

Recommended Grade Bands: 3rd Grade – 5th Grade

December 23rd: Adaptations 

Adaptations are developed over time and help animals survive and reproduce.  This class will focus on the amazing adaptations that animals employ when eating, defending themselves, moving from place to place, and more. Our Zoo Educator will present three animals with unique physical & behavioral adaptations, and participate in a Q&A session with the students.

Recommended Grade Bands: 6th Grade – 8th Grade