Wildlife teaching resources key stage 4

Learning resources for students aged 14 to 16 to learn more about the natural world and help build a lifelong connection with wildlife.

Online learning resources for at home or at school

Design a behaviour study Design and run an animal behaviour study using this guide. Activity 
Chimp memory game Test your memory against a chimp, and learn why chimps have an amazing memory. Worksheet
Ethical animal debate Debate tricky decisions which must be made at conservation zoos. Activity 


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 At the Zoo

Exploring the role of a conservation zoo Use this worksheet to investigate the role of a modern zoo in conservation and education. Worksheet
Green team challenge  Use this green team challenge to understand how wildlife conservation. Activity 


ZSL Instant Wild Resources for use both at school and at home

Exploring ecosystems and biodiversity Explore live-streamed camera trap footage from habitats across the world. Online activity 
Exploring Endangered animals and conservation  Contribute to our conservation work and learn about Endangered animals from across the globe. Online activity

More online teaching resources

  • Amur tiger cub Czar at Whipsnade Zoo
    Online Resources for Early Years

    Online Resources for Early Years

    Taking first steps towards understanding wildlife, like drawing a butterfly cycle or exploring the Zoo with rhymes.

  • Butterfly id guide for Whipsnade Zoo butterfly house
    Online Resources for Key Stage 1

    Online Resources for Key stage 1

    From treasure hunts to counting animals, our online teaching resources to help students learn about science, maths and art!

  • Giraffes at Whipsnade Zoo, in front of giraffe viewing platform.
    Online Resources for Key Stage 2

    Online Resources for Key stage 2

    Teaching resources to help students aged 7 to 11 learn more about the natural world, by designing enclosures, studying animals and more!

  • African lion Khari at Whipsnade Zoo
    Online Resources for Key Stage 3

    Online Resources for Key stage 3

    Helping students aged between 11 and 14 connect with wildlife, and feel empowered to protect the natural world. 

  • Chinese pangolin on a tree
    Online Resources for Post-16

    Online Resources for Post-16

  • A group of African black-footed penguins at Whipsnade Zoo
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