MINNESOTA ZOO | NEW! Teacher Resources for Distance Learning

MN Zoo is not offering in-person programming at this time, but please check back in August 2021 for updates on programming for the 2021-2022 school year! In the meantime, check out our teacher resources, free downloadable curriculum and our ZOOMS STEM Design Challenge.

These MN ZOO resources were developed specifically to support teachers transitioning to distance learning. Resources include those that require technology and those for students with limited or no access to technology.

Teacher Resources for Grades K-2
Teacher Resources for Grades 3-5
Teacher Resources for Grades 6-8
Teacher Resources for Grades 9-12

Created by the State of Minnesota, the Minnesota Zoo opened in 1978 with a mission to connect people, animals, and the natural world to save wildlife. Cutting-edge exhibits provide exciting experiences with animals and their habitats introducing guests to species from around the globe. Education programs engage audiences at the Zoo, throughout the region, and around world. Conservation programs protect endangered species and preserve critical ecosystems. Learn more about the Minnesota Zoo—our mission, leadership, and history.

The Minnesota Zoo is an accredited institution of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and is an institutional member of the Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks and Aquariums and the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums.