Resources for Educators

Welcome to Lincoln Park Zoo! We are proud to serve teachers and educators in Chicagoland and beyond. We strive to provide science-based information and activities, from field trips to internships, to help nurture a love of nature and inspire conservation action.

Please note: We try to accommodate as many requests for information and interviews as possible. Unfortunately, we cannot arrange interviews with zoo keepers or veterinarians. Check out our social channels to meet keepers, discover species, and more.

Grades K–2: Downloadable Resources for at Home

Building a Healthy Habitat
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Animal Care in Zoos
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Animal Behavior Ethogram
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The Cool Chicken Challenge: Continued Reading
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If You Give a Gorilla a Grape: Ape Cognition Extension Activity
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If You Give a Gorilla a Grape: Gorilla Grub Extension Activity
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Grades 3–5: Downloadable Resources for at Home

Animal Care in Zoos
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Building a Healthy Habitat
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The Itchy Scratchy Polar Bear: Continued Reading
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Polar Bear Adaptations
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What Is a Mammal?
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If You Give a Gorilla a Grape: Ape Cognition Extension Activity
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If You Give a Gorilla a Grape: Gorilla Grub Extension Activity
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The Scoop on Gorilla Poop (Grades 3-4)
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The Scoop on Gorilla Poop (Grade 5)
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Grades 5–8: Downloadable Resources for at Home

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Grades K–2: Downloadable Resources for at the Zoo

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Grades 3–5: Downloadable Resources for at the Zoo

Bird Behavior and Observations
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Grades 5–8: Downloadable Resources for at the Zoo

Enrichment Search
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