Stone Zoo

At the Stone Zoo, groups can learn about the wonders of our natural world! On a tour the zoo, they will learn more about black bears and hear the personal stories of Smoky and Bubba. There is seasonal availability for on-site programs at Stone Zoo. Program topics include: Animal Adaptations, Endangered Species, Animal Classification, Life Cycles, Animal Senses, Wildlife Conservation, Ecosystems, Zoo Careers, Habitats, and Rainforests. Students will encounter touchable biofacts and program animals, think critically about animal adaptations, identify various zoo careers, identify some of the common threats to endangered species, and more. Programs are aligned to Massachusetts State Curriculum Frameworks. Homeschool classes for students ages 6-13 focus on teaching students about animals and their interactions within their ecosystems. 

Contact Info
Address: 149 Pond Street, Stoneham, MA 02180. Middlesex County. Tel: 617-989-3742. Email: education@zoonewengland.com. Website: www.zoonewengland.org. Hrs: Vary.

Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Overnights, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Science, Environmental Studies. 
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Science, Environmental 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