Need some help with your science, art, math and geography topics? We can help!
The Brandywine Zoo offers on-site tours as well as traveling outreach programs that meet education standard K-12. We are also a great resource for Pre-K, hands-on learning through our storybook or other Pre-K programs. Visit our Discovery Tour or Traveling Zoo pages to find out more information on our programs, or to book a program with the zoo.
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Teacher Open House
Friday, February 13, 12 - 4pm
Are you considering booking a Discovery Tour or Traveling Zoo Program for your school group this spring? Then come out to our Teacher Open House to learn more about some exciting changes we've made to existing programs, as well as our NEW STEM programs! Teachers who book programs at this event will receive a 15% discount off your March or April 2015 program (some restrictions may apply)! Plus learn about our WILD Scholarships for Title 1 Schools. This event is held in our Education Building, across the street from the main entrance of the zoo.
This Open House follows our AM Teacher Workshop!
Let us know you're coming: Email DNREC_Parks_ZooPrograms@state.de.us.
Join the Teacher Advisory Council
Brandywine Zoo's Teacher Advisory Council provides educators with an opportunity to be involved in decisions about education at the Zoo. Teachers involved in the council will help with curriculum and program development. To join, please email Curator of Education at Jacque.Williamson@state.de.us.
Book an Education Program for your school
The Brandywine Zoo offers on-site tours as well as traveling outreach programs that meet education standard K-12. We additionally are a great resource for PreK, hands-on learning through our storybook or other PreK programs.
Visit our Discovery Tour and Traveling Zoo pages to find out more information on our programs, or to book a program with the zoo.
Teacher Reference Guide
DOWNLOAD our Teacher Reference Guide for information on what you'll need to know about booking programs and how to prepare for your trip to the zoo.
Prepare for Your Trip!
DOWNLOAD our Zoo Preview to help get your students ready for their trip to the zoo! This preview goes over our rules, layout, and animals you'll see during your visit!
Animal Behavior Program
DOWNLOAD our Animal Behavior Pre-visit lesson to prepare your students for their Animal Behavior lesson at the zoo. This lesson includes a pre-visit investigation of the animals your students will be assigned (by you) and observing when they come to the zoo.
Need some help with your science, art, math and geography topics? We can help! Take advantage of the Brandywine Zoo's Teacher Workshops. All Teacher Workshops are designed to enhance and enrich what is being taught in the classroom.
2014-15 Teacher Workshop Dates:
Creating Young Researchers Through Animal Behavior
Friday, February 13, 2015 from 9am - 12pm
Credit: 3 clock hours
Fee: $0 (or $10 for lunch option)
Join us for a morning of training focusing on our new STEM Animal Behavior unit. While this program meets Core Curriculum education standards in Math and Language Arts for grades 4-8, we'll cover in this program how to create young researchers from Kindergarten to High School using the same principles.
Book your Animal Behavior Traveling Zoo and Discovery Tour at this program and receive 10% off! Email us to register!