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"Zoo to You" Outreach Program

The Honolulu Zoo outreach program can be for everyone!

School Outreach

Animal A-Z : K-2nd Grade

Have fun with this interesting overview of animal classification and find out what makes mammals, reptiles, birds, fish and amphibians different from each other.

HCPS III-Benchmarks
Science
K.3.1 Identify similarities and differences between plants and animals
K.4.1 Identify differences between living and non-living things
2.4.1 Explain how plants and animals go through life cycles
K.5.1 Identify ways in which some offspring are very much like their parents, although not exactly
1.5.2 Describe the physical characteristics of living things that enable them to live in their environment

Survivor: Animal Adaptations: 1st-5th Grade

From aardvarks to zebras, discover the interesting ways animals and plants have evolved to adapt to their environment and why this process is ever changing.

HCPS III-Benchmarks
Science
1.3.1 Identify the requirements of plants and animals to survive (e.g., food, air, light, water)
2.3.1 Describe how animals depend on plants and animals
3.3.1 Describe how plants depend on animals
5.3.1 Describe the cycle of energy among producers, consumers, and decomposers
5.3.2 Describe the interdependent relationships among producers, consumers, and decomposers in an ecosystem in terms of the cycles of matter
1.4.1 Describe how living things have structures that help them to survive
3.4.1 Compare distinct structures of living things that help them to survive
4.3.1 Explain how simple food chains and food webs can be traced back to plants
4.3.2 Describe how an organism's behavior is determined by its environment
3.5.1 Describe the relationship between structure and function in organisms
4.5.1 Describe the roles of various organisms in the same environment

What’s for Lunch?: K-4th Grade

Learn about animal diet’s (carnivore, omnivore, herbivore, insectivore, detritivore) to see each animals role within an ecosystem, and how all the species within an ecosystem are interdependent upon one another.

HCPS III-Benchmarks
Science
K.3.1 Identify similarities and differences between plants and animals
1.3.1 Identify the requirements of plants and animals to survive (e.g., food, air, light, water)
2.3.1 Describe how animals depend on plants and animals
4.3.1 Identify the requirements of plants and animals to survive (e.g., food, air, light, water)
K.4.1 Identify differences between living and non-living things
1.4.1 Describe how living things have structures that help them to survive
3.4.1 Compare distinct structures of living things that help them to survive
K.5.1 Identify ways in which some offspring are very much like their parents, although not exactly
Benchmark: SC.1.5.2 Describe the physical characteristics of living things that enable them to live in their environment

Program Fee – $125
Max: 45 participants (including teachers, chaperones, aids and parents); maximum of 4 classes
Length of program: 45 minutes
Title I Schools are free


Assembly

For large groups our assembly style outreach is for you.

First Program – $250
Max: 100 participants (including teachers, chaperones, aids and parents)
Length of program: 45 minutes
Title I Schools are free


Community Outreach

“ZOO TO YOU” Outreach also travels to a variety of locations including Hospitals, Hospice, Care Facilities, Retirement Centers, Adult Club, Social Groups and Libraries. We do not provide outreach for birthday parties, or private residences.

Max: 45 participants
Length of program: 45 minutes
Hospitals, Hospice, Care Facilities, and Retirement Centers are free


Zoo Booth

Bring the Honolulu Zoo to your career day or festival. Honolulu Zoo Society offers an interactive learning experience complete with biofacts.

Program Fee – $125


Wildlife Koas Project

This community service/class fundraiser for schools, classes, various community groups, businesses fundraiser to raise awareness and donations for local and international conservation projects supported by the Honolulu Zoological Society. After the fundraiser, students will receive a certificate as well as other prizes.

Program- free
Max: None
Contact us for details!


If you are interested in scheduling an outreach, please call (808) 926-3191 ext. 151 or email: outreach@honzoosoc.org.

Please provide the following information to expedite:

• School/Organization Name
• Address
• Telephone Number
• Number of Attendees
• Possible Dates and Times

If you are a school, please indicate:
• Grade Level
• Title I Status

Our outreach program is year round. We are available Monday- Friday 9am-7pm (call to request another time). Outreaches are first come, first served. We ask you to limit your request to 3 outreaches per day per visit.

Honolulu Zoo Society Outreach room requirements:
• Ground level or elevator access.
• An unloading and parking area close to the program location, with access for a rolling cart
• 2 large tables (8 feet preferred).
• At least 2 adult representatives present during program.
• No other activities during both setup and presentation
• No food or drink

Presenter will arrive 15-30 minutes prior to setup.

Assemblies start at reservation time. Please plan accordingly for participants to arrive at presentation location.