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Educators Night Out

Spotlighting: Plastics in the Environment
Ideal for All Grade Levels

Come enjoy a night out at the Houston Zoo just for educators!  This one of a kind evening will feature ambassador animals, new STEAM activities, a special keeper chat and much more.  Each of the activities during this event will provide you with ways that you and your students can help save animals in the wild.  Earn 3 CPE hours while enjoying a night out just for you.  Light appetizers and drinks will be provided.

Tuesday, August 9 from 6 – 9 pm



Thursday, August 11 from 6 – 9 pm


Thank you to our Educators Night Out sponsor:

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Educator Workshops

Thank you to all the educators that helped make our 2015-2016 workshop season a success!  Check back this summer to find out what we have in store for our 2016-2017 workshops!

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Adopt an Animal for your classroom!


Your students will learn to appreciate wildlife on a deeper level through a symbolic adoption of one of the Zoo’s animal residents. With three different adopt levels and 20 different animals from which to choose, you are sure to find the adoption that is right for your classroom.

Find out all the animals you can choose from to adopt:

Educator Day

Save the Date – Saturday, October 8 from 9am – 3pm

Join us October 8 for our annual Educator Day at the Houston Zoo. Check back this summer for more details as well as registration information.

Thank you to our Educator Day sponsor:


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Educator Materials

Guide your students through a fun-filled journey learning about the Houston toad, one of the most endangered amphibians in North America.