Learning Resources

Learning Resources

The Toledo Zoo’s Education Department offers informative lessons and activities that educators can use both in classrooms and the Zoo during field trips.

Please note: some lessons encourage activities at specific Zoo locations. Before planning a field trip that includes these lessons, please contact the Zoo at 419-385-5721 to be sure the exhibit(s) will be accessible. Weather, construction and other factors may influence availability.

Professional Development

All workshops are designed to highlight inquiry learning, meet proficiency outcomes and provide environmental activities that are ready for you to implement with your students.

Custom Workshops

To customize your own workshop, please call 419-385-5721, ext. 2046.


February 11, 2020
3:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Join us at the Toledo Zoo’s ProMedica Museum of Natural History for our teacher open house!

Learn more about how the Zoo can engage your students in unique hands-on learning experiences both in your classroom and during your next field trip. Meet with staff members, sample our program activities, learn new teaching techniques, and meet other professionals in this night at the museum!

All open house participants will receive a curriculum guide based on the museum with activities for use in in the classroom and the zoo, a voucher for one free program, and entrance in drawings for additional education programs. Refreshments will also be provided.

Registration is $5 per person.

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