Educators, this is the central location for all forms! Feel free to bookmark this page so that you can access the latest documentation for programs at the Zoo!
Programs & Classes
How to Make Your Reservations
- Education Reservation Form
- Teacher Checklist
- School Group Lunch Form
- Souvenir Bag Form
- Special Needs Program
Liability Forms For Reserved Events/Programs
Standards-Based Activities at the Phoenix Zoo
Self-Guided Trail Tours
These self-guided tours are grade specific and designed to help you meet Arizona Science Standards.
- Kindergarten: Enchanted Forest
- First Grade: Harmony Farm
- Second Grade: Harmony Farm and Children's Trail
- Third Grade: Africa Trail
- Fourth Grade: Arizona Trail
- Fifth Grade: Forest of Uco
These packets provide some of the additional information that is needed to follow the Self-guided Tours
- First Grade: Plant Lifecycles, Plant Needs
- Second Grade: Plant Lifecycles, Plant Needs, Compost
- Third Grade: The Savanna Ecosystem
- Fourth Grade: Arizona Habitats, Desert Adaptations,
Your Wild Backyard Exhibit &
Arizona Plant Guide
- Fifth Grade: Rainforest Ecosystem, Forest
of Uco Message Stone Symbols &
Forest of Uco Plant Guide
Wallaby Curriculum Resources
This standards-based packet provides activities to do at the zoo and in your classroom that correspond to the Wallaby Walkabout, an up-close exhibit on our Children's Trail.
- Are you or your class studying rainforests?
Here are some rainforest classroom activities for you:
Rainforest Classroom Activities
- Want to see a real rainforest?
Visit the Forest of Uco at the Phoenix Zoo. Use these activities on your fieldtrip:
Rainforest Zoo Activites
- Want to learn more about rainforests and the Forest of Uco?
Look over this information:
Rainforest of Uco Background Information
Read to Feed: Lessons from a Village Called Earth
Enhance your visit to Beyond Our Borders with classroom curriculum created by Heifer International. The “Read to Feed” curriculum “Lessons from a Village Called Earth” is full of hands-on lesson plans to help your 3rd – 6th grade students explore the many topics related to global hunger. The topics include economics, sustainable agriculture, geography, civics and many more.
Click the links below to view sample lessons and then visit http://www.readtofeed.org/ to receive the entire curriculum and explore additional activities available from Heifer International.
Sample Lesson Plans
3rd and 4th grade: Science Unit Lesson 1 – Seeing Soil
5th and 6th grade: Economics Unit Lesson 1 – Calculation Profits