Frisch’s School Outreach has a new name – Zoo on the Move

hedgehog Kathy Newton

Enjoy the same great programs you know and love!

Individual classrooms can experience fun, enriching and interactive learning experiences with live animal encounters. All programs are based on academic standards with pre and post activities available below!

Zoo Outreach is $75 per individual classroom of 30 students or less. Payment is due 2 weeks prior to the program. We will travel within 30 miles driving distance of the Zoo.

*NEW* Bundle 4, Save $40!

Schools booking 4 programs in the same morning or the same afternoon will save $40! Two instructors will simultaneously teach two consecutive classes.

Standard Price:   4 programs x $75 each = $300                          BUNDLE PRICE:  4 programs = $260

Bundle programs may be scheduled for any time during the school year. Bundle registration must be complete by Jan 1st.

Instructor 1Instructor 2
Session 1Class AClass B
Session 2Class CClass D

 

Zoo Outreach is available to schools, home school co-ops, and non-profit pre-schools. For all other groups learn more about Zoo on the Move opportunities just for you.

To cancel or reschedule a Zoo Outreach program you must contact us at least 30 days prior to the program in order to reschedule. All program fees are non-refundable.

Registration for the 2017-2018 school year begins on July 1, 2017. Programs fill quickly so register early.

Questions or to register contact (513) 559-7767 or email [email protected]

What topics are available?

TopicDescription
Habitat, Sweet HabitatEverybody needs a home! Explore different habitats while finding out how they meet animals’ needs for survival in Ohio and other ecosystems.
Learn More >
Look, Count, Find Out!Inquiry isn’t just for the big kids anymore! Join in on the fun of discovering how the scientific process can help answer your questions!
Learn More >
Marvelous Me Adaptations Look carefully at animals to see how they compare with one another. What makes each and every one so MARVELOUS!
Learn More >
Movin’ and Groovin’Can you move like an armadillo? Can you groove like a snake? Why do animals move like they do?
Learn More >
*NEW* Wild Reading BuddiesWhat could be more fun than reading a good book? Reading it with a good buddy! Partner with Cincinnati Zoo animals and have a wildly good time reading books from your classroom! This program, for Gr. K-1, spans 5 sessions. Please do not register if you already participate in a reader dog program.
Learn More >
Wild ArtSketch a skink, draw a Dumeril's Ground Boa, sculpt a snake, paint a parrot! Partner with a Cincinnati Zoo instructor and create a masterpiece from a not-so "still life" observation. Through close examination and tactile encounters you can create Wild Art in your classroom with visiting Zoo animals as your subjects! We bring the zoo animals, you provide the art materials! Discover how wildly creative you are!
Learn More >
Wild Writing Pen a poem, a narrative, a persuasive essay, a letter, or a report after visiting with live Zoo animals in your classroom! Through close examination and tactile encounters you can enrich your writing experience.You determine the writing form, provide the writing materials, and then explore how to write wildly!
Learn More >
TopicDescription
Animal EssentialsWhat do animals really need to survive? Discover essential animal traits and must have requirements for survival!
Learn More >
Habitat, Sweet HabitatEverybody needs a home! Explore different habitats while finding out how they meet animals' needs for survival.
Note: Please request native species if desired when registering.
Learn More >
Pass It OnHow is energy passed through the food web? Find out how animals participate in the web of life!
Learn More >
Inquiry 101Begin your learning journey though Inquiry. Using your natural curiosity and the Process of Science you will observe, question, hypothesize, collect data, and share an exciting Inquiry experience with visiting Zoo animals.

*Three successive weekly sessions are required for this learning experience. Participants will also need to complete some Inquiry Tasks outside of the times the Zoo Instructor is present in the classroom.
Learn More >
Nature Nearby Coming soon
Wild ArtSketch a skink, sculpt a snake, paint a parrot! Partner with a Cincinnati Zoo instructor and create a masterpiece from a not-so "still life" observation. Through close examination and tactile encounters you can create Wild Art in your classroom with visiting Zoo animals as your subjects! We bring the zoo animals, you provide the art materials! Discover how wildly creative you are!
Learn More >
Wild RecessWant to have some Wild Fun during your next Recess time? Let the visiting Zoo animals teach you how and why they move. Then join in on the fun as your class learns some new ways to spend your Recess time!
Learn More >
Wild WritingPen a poem, a narrative, a persuasive essay, a letter, or a report after visiting with live Zoo animals in your classroom! Through close examination and tactile encounters you can enrich your writing experience.You determine the writing form, provide the writing materials, and then explore how to write wildly!
Learn More >
TopicDescription
Animal EssentialsWhat do animals really need to survive? Discover the essential animal traits and the "must have" requirements for survival!
Learn More >
BiodiversityDiscover the unique and rich variety of life in our natural world. See how the differences in plants and animals work together in a healthy ecosystem.
Learn More >
Inquiry 101Begin your learning journey though Inquiry. Using your natural curiosity and the Process of Science you will observe, question, hypothesize, collect data, and share an exciting Inquiry experience with visiting Zoo animals.

*Three successive weekly sessions are required for this learning experience. Participants will also need to complete some Inquiry Tasks outside of the times the Zoo Instructor is present in the classroom.
Learn More >

Nature NearbyComing soon
Wild ArtSketch a skink, draw a Dumeril's Ground Boa, sculpt a snake, paint a parrot! Partner with a Cincinnati Zoo instructor and create a masterpiece from a not-so "still life" observation. Through close examination and tactile encounters you can create Wild Art in your classroom with visiting Zoo animals as your subjects! We bring the zoo animals, you provide the art materials! Discover how wildly creative you are!
Learn More >
Wild Writing!Write wildly about wonderful Zoo animals! Pen a poem, a narrative, a persuasive essay, a letter, or a report after visiting with live Zoo animals in your classroom! Through close examination and tactile encounters with the animals you can enrich your writing experience. Partner with a Cincinnati Zoo Instructor and the Zoo animals for a Wild Writing experience! You determine the writing form, provide the writing materials, and then explore how to write wildly!
Learn More >
Wild RecessWant to have some Wild Fun during your next Recess time? Let the visiting Zoo animals teach you how and why they move. Then join in on the fun as your class learns some new ways to spend your Recess time!
Learn More >
TopicDescription
BiodiversityDiscover the unique and rich variety of life in our natural world. See how the differences in plants and animals work together in a healthy ecosystem.
Learn More >
Biomimicry BrillianceNature, by necessity, imaginatively solves many complex survival problems. Can we consult the natural world and discover inspiration to solve some of our problems? Investigate, explore and analyze the insightful brilliance found outside!!
Learn More >
Inquiry 101Begin your learning journey though Inquiry. Using your natural curiosity and the Process of Science you will observe, question, hypothesize, collect data, and share an exciting Inquiry experience with visiting Zoo animals.

*Three successive weekly sessions are required for this learning experience. Participants will also need to complete some Inquiry Tasks outside of the times the Zoo Instructor is present in the classroom.
Learn More >
Nature NearbyComing soon
Zoo CareersThis program investigates the different types of jobs it takes to run the zoo, from driving the train to caring for the animals.
Learn More >
Wild ArtSketch a skink, draw a Dumeril's Ground Boa, sculpt a snake, paint a parrot! Partner with a Cincinnati Zoo instructor and create a masterpiece from a not-so "still life" observation. Through close examination and tactile encounters you can create Wild Art in your classroom with visiting Zoo animals as your subjects! We bring the zoo animals, you provide the art materials! Discover how wildly creative you are!
Learn More >
Wild WritingWrite wildly about wonderful Zoo animals! Pen a poem, a narrative, a persuasive essay, a letter, or a report after visiting with live Zoo animals in your classroom! Through close examination and tactile encounters with the animals you can enrich your writing experience. Partner with a Cincinnati Zoo Instructor and the Zoo animals for a Wild Writing experience! You determine the writing form, provide the writing materials, and then explore how to write wildly!
Learn More >

More opportunities

Schools don’t forget there is nothing like a Field Trip to the Zoo or an overnight. Zoo Outreach for Schools programs make great pre-visit activities! Schedule one today.