Find out all about Key Stage 3 Education Workshops offered at Whipsnade Zoo.
Boasting a diverse and highly skilled Education Team, we provide unique learning workshops for all ages and abilities. Linked to the National Curriculum, we aim to deliver interactive experiences using resources such as live animals, biofacts and multimedia.
Through a hands on activity they will explore the adaptations of a range of species in depth and will be introduced to how this has happened through the process of natural selection.
Students will be given the opportunity to build their own ecosystem using an iPad app.
Get hands on designing a new space for an a particular species which they will present to the rest of the group.
Students will work in groups and come face to face with our herd of giants to collect behavioural data using ethograms.
Understanding impact of the changing climate on animals across the world through the lens of work carried out by ZSL's own scientists.
Examine the underworld of wildlife crime as we use real Customs seizures to reveal the devastating impact of hunting and exploitation on animal populations.
A hands-on session using interactive voting software, real specimens and group tasks to help students understand the science of taxonomy (classifying living things).
Education workshops are FREE from 1 September to February half term. Workshops cost £45 per workshop from February half term to 31 August. They are designed for groups of up to 35 students. Multiple workshops can be run concurrently throughout the day to cater for a whole year group, key stage or school’s needs.
Are you a school based in the LU1-LU7 postal area? Take a look at our education access scheme to create amazing learning experiences for the whole academic year.