Zoo Miami

Visit Zoo Miami’s 740 acres to see an abundance of animals, including macaws, frogs, alpacas, camels, snakes, tigers, gazelles, meerkats, and monkeys. Groups can tour the animal exhibits, feed the birds in “Wings Down Under: A Parrot Feeding Adventure,” peruse the trees in the gardens, see live animal presentations, and more. Educational programs focus on topics such as animal classification, endangered species, biodiversity, and animal survival. Activities include animal encounters with camels, rhinos, and giraffes, and riding the wooden Wildlife Carousel. 
 
Contact Info
Address: 12400 SW 152 Street, Miami, FL 33177. Miami-Dade County. Tel: 305-251-0400. Email: zoofieldtrips@miamidade.gov. Website: www.zoomiami.org. Hrs: Daily 10AM-5PM.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-2.5 hours. Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Science.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: 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