Planet Keeper Day Program: Reception to Year 10

The Planet Keeper programs at the Adelaide Zoo focus on threatened Asian animal species and relate to themes in the Biological sciences in the Australian Curriculum: Science. It also makes links with Cross-curriculum priorities, Sustainability and Asia and Australia’s engagement with Asia and the General capabilities. Planet Keeper focuses on the Sumatran Tiger, Orangutan or the Sun Bear with a specific emphasis on taking action to protect these species.

Prior knowledge

After booking this program teachers are sent an animal facts and information pack about what is happening to threatened animals. The pack is useful in preparing students before they arrive at the zoo.

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Adelaide Zoo education programs

Adelaide Zoo

Term 1-4

Level: F, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Area: HASS - Civics and Citizenship, Science

Type: Program
Cost: $35 per class (plus Zoo entry $10 per student $8 equity)
Participants: Maximum of 33 students
Duration: To be negotiated on booking

School bookings

ALL school visits must be booked in advance.

To book a visit please contact Adelaide Zoo.

Organising your visit

To receive the entry price discount for education groups you must book at least one week before your visit.

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