Project Orangutan

Experience a unique, project-based learning program that brings the Phoenix Zoo to you! Self-paced curriculum includes lessons for 60 minutes per week for 9 weeks. Designed to be flexible to fit the needs of classrooms doing virtual learning,
in-person learning or a combination of both.

Project Orangutan is fun, fascinating and promotes hands-on, authentic
problem-solving.

What is included in the program?

  • In-depth Teacher Guide with:
    • Arizona State Standards Alignment (Science, ELA, Math, Educational Technology)
    • Detailed content outlines and lesson plans
    • Comprehensive materials list
    • Assessment rubrics
  • Student Guide that outlines the overall project timeline, key vocabulary and assessment criteria
  • Pre-post assessment and formative assessments
  • Student Research Notebook PDF
  • Support materials for each lesson including pre-recorded videos, recommended research sources and activity worksheets
  •  A live, virtual 30-minute Q&A session with a Phoenix Zoo educator **

**Optional Add-ons:

  • Add a second 30-minute live, virtual check-in with a Zoo educator
  • Add a virtual, live encounter with ambassador animals to your session

Add-on Program Fee: $50 per add-on (in addition to the $175 program fee)

Program Details

Grade Levels:

3-6 
Meets Arizona Academic Standards and Next Generation Science Standards

Group Size:

40 attendees per classroom

Program Fees:

$175 per classroom

Reservations:

To register or learn more, call 602.914.4333. Once registered, you’ll receive a confirmation email with additional details.  

Questions:

SUPPORT THE PHOENIX ZOO AND LEARN TOO,
WITH VIRTUAL ZOOTOYOU!