Activities, Assignments, and Lesson Plans
Challenge your students to observe, read, think, record data, and make their own discoveries while at the Toronto Zoo with these free, curriculum-linked resources.
Adopt-A-Pond Wetland Conservation Program
Additional resources (e.g. posters, species identification guides, brochures) can be ordered by contacting the Adopt-A-Pond Coordinator at 416-392-5999 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Animal Fact Sheets
to find out more about our amazing animals.
– Learn more about at-risk species the Toronto Zoo is helping to save and protect
Why We Need Zoos
– TEDx Toronto Talk delivered by Dr. Gabriela Mastromonaco (Toronto Zoo Curator - Reproductive Programs & Research)
Great Big Story – On the Brink video clips:
Bat Research and Conservation
– Partners in Research Live Event.
Why do bats matter? What should you do if you find a bat? Watch to learn the answers!
Are you and your students interested in helping to protect plants, animals, and their environment?
to find out more about conservation projects the Toronto Zoo supports and learn how you can get involved.
General Zoo Information
Check out these informative booklets that answer some of the most commonly asked Zoo questions.
Pictures, Social Media, Live Cams, and Videos
Why Math? Careers Involving Math Podcast Series
The Toronto Zoo is proud to be a part of VROC's (Virtual Researcher On Call) podcast series This podcast series features a variety of career opportunities open to students that take math throughout high school and university. It is intended to be a valuable resource for teachers that are constantly answering that same old question from students: Why do I have to take math?
Videos highlighting Zoo careers feature:
- Toronto Zoo Veterinarian
- Curator of Reproductive Programs & Research
discussing the role of math and information sharing in the conservation of marine life at the Toronto Zoo.
The Zoo and your students, an equation that works!