Rainforests: Zoo Focus Day

During the Rainforests: Zoo Focus Day, students attend an introductory 45 minute session related to themes in Geography, Biological sciences, the Cross curriculum priority sustainability and the General capability ethical behavior in the Australian Curriculum. These themes include the structure and function of rainforests, their role as habitats for complex animal diversity, and examples of human behaviour that is threatening the worlds rainforests. Students explore the relationship between human behavior and threats to rainforests and animals, challenging them to take personal action to address important conservation issues.

Further information

Teachers can access PDF learning resources from the Zoos SA website that provides information for a self-guided inquiry about South-East Asian rainforests to complement the introductory session.

Adelaide Zoo

Term 1-4

Adelaide Zoo Education Centre

Sessions are 10:15am, 11:15am or 12:15pm. Time for introductory session can be negotiated on booking.

Level: 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Area: HASS - Geography, Science

Type: Program
Cost: $30 per class for introductory session. Entry Fee $7.50 per student (Disadvantaged schools – Category 1-4 or equivalent for Catholic and Independent schools) - $9.50 for all others.
Participants: Maximum of 33 students
Duration: Introductory session 45 minutes

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.

Map of the Zoo

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