program overview

Phoenix Zoo Distance Learning broadcasts into your classroom with live animals, engaging activities and inquiry-based programs – the same quality programming you expect from the Phoenix Zoo, just virtual. All you need is a computer, a projector and an Internet connection. Our presentations include a mix of live discussions and demonstrations, pre-recorded videos, interactive quizzes and questions, and live animal presentations. Students will be able to interact with Zoo Educators creating a two-way dialogue. All programs are designed to meet Arizona state academic standards.

Program Details

Duration: 45 – 60 minutes, depending upon the age of the students

Group Size:  Maximum of 40 attendees for each session.

Program Fees: $125  (Discount available when three or more programs are booked.)

Reservations & Questions: We require three weeks’ notice to book a program. To register or learn more, call 602.914.4333. Once registered, you’ll receive a confirmation email with instructions for preparing for the broadcast.

What to Expect: After booking, our Outreach team will contact you to learn more about the project on which your students are working. Please be prepared to provide specific topics of interest and/or questions to which your students are seeking answers. This pre-program communication is important as it will allow the Zoo Expert to prepare for the program and select appropriate animal ambassadors.  The possibilities are endless, but even Zoo Experts need time to prepare!  

Phoenix Zoo Distance Learning broadcasts into your classroom with live animals, engaging activities and inquiry-based programs – the same quality programming you expect from the Phoenix Zoo, just virtual. All you need is a computer, a projector and an internet connection and you’ll have access to dynamic programming from our Outreach team.

program topics

that's zoo we are

The Phoenix Zoo is one of the largest non-profit zoos in the U.S., caring for over 3,000 animals, with nearly 400 species represented, including many threatened/endangered species.