Peoria Zoo

Walk through Australia, Africa, Asia, and the tropics, all in one day at the Peoria Zoo. Students will enjoy the Zoo Adventure programs, where they can have a classroom session on a specific topic and explore the zoo with a guide. Scouts at the zoo can work toward their badges and participate in a 1-hour animal study program. For groups interested in what happens after dark at the zoo, schedule a Zoo Snooze! Groups will take part in nocturnal tours, meet some animals up close, and have the chance to sleep in the African habitat.
 
Contact Info
Address: 2320 North Prospect Road, Peoria, IL 61603. Peoria County. Tel: 309-686-3365. Website: www.peoriazoo.org. Email: education@peoriazoo.org. Hrs: Daily 10AM-5PM.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Guided Activities, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours. Cost: Fee. 
  
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Environmental Studies, Science.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Environmental Science, Science.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Zoo Lesson Plan

When you go to the zoo, be on the lookout for the clever ways animals adapted to their surroundings and developed traits that help them survive. Students act like scientists to observe animal life while focusing on the diets and eating habits.... Continue