Our educator’s resources will help support your visit to the Zoo and extend your student’s experience back into the classroom.
Are you looking to get the most out of your school Zoo visit? Our education department offers helpful activities to prepare your students for their upcoming trip, or to use in your classroom to enrich and expand on your school year curriculum.
Throughout the school year, Fresno Chaffee Zoo offers many unique educational experiences that are fun, engaging and interactive. Programs range in grade levels and provide activities that reinforce standard based concepts to enrich your school year curriculum . We also have packets available to help focus your students during a self-guided Zoo trips with scavenger hunts and fact sheets.
Bringing the Zoo
Our mission at Fresno Chaffee Zoo is to engage, inspire, and conserve. To foster connections with amazing animals and conservation, we are bringing the Zoo to you with resources that include behind-the-scenes videos, Animal Ambassador presentations, and educational activities that can be done at home or at school.
Brought to you by Fresno Unified School District & Madera Unified School District
Enjoy free access to digital, standards-based lesson modules. Each module contains a Zoo-created video lesson, accompanying activities, and student-focused extension opportunities to be done at home.
Accessibility & Inclusion
We offer a number of accomodations and resources to help guests enjoy the Zoo. Please see our Accessibility and Inclusion page for more information about the resources available before and during your visit.