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Schools & Groups

Schools & Groups

Your Birmingham Zoo is your partner in education for schools, educators, and career specialists delivering in-person or virtual educational programs and experiences that meet Alabama State Standards for Science and NGSS for all ages and grades in our 122-acre classroom. Your Zoo’s Educators provide hands-on learning in a truly unique setting with 550 animals representing 185 species, including many endangered species.

The Birmingham Zoo offers many programs for students K-12. In-person, virtual, and Zoo to You options are available. Check out the Program Guide here for descriptions, pricing, and more. To register for an in-person program while visiting the Zoo, please let us know which program you would like while completing the Groups Reservation form. For virtual and Zoo to You programs, please email education@birminghamzoo.com.


Home School

Your Birmingham Zoo supports parents and teachers leading Home School classes. Our exciting, in-depth Home School programs and workshops are grade-appropriate, tied to Alabama State Standards for Science, and tailored to meet the educational needs of students enrolled in 1st through 12th grade

Click here to read more about our Home School classes and themes

 


ZooSchool

ZooSchool at the Birmingham Zoo is an award-winning interdisciplinary, interactive, hands-on learning experience for 7th graders attending Birmingham City Schools.  For five days, students explore the Zoo, experience exclusive animal encounters, talk with Zoo and global conservation professionals, and learn about STEM careers while engaging in standards-based curricula.

Click here to read more about ZooSchool at Your Birmingham Zoo

Please contact our Education Department at 205-397-3864 or by email at education@birminghamzoo.com for more information.