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Educator Workshops

We are gearing up for another great semester of Educator programs.  Take a look below!

Engaging Schools in Conservation Solutions
Saturday, November 10
9:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m.
Ideal for 3rd – 12th Grade Educators

Champion conservation solutions within your classroom, school and community!  Join us to learn about becoming an environmental steward, learn about conservation opportunities in our local community, and discover how Houston Zoo partners from around the world impact their own communities.  Investigate environmental stewardship and how Houston Zoo partners from around the world impact their community through conservation opportunities and solutions. Consider local and global conservation issues affecting wildlife and practice incorporating STEM principles into a classroom project that empowers their students to be wildlife advocates.

Educator Open House

Thank you to all the educators that attended our 2018 Educator Open House!  We hope you left with some great ideas on how to save animals in the wild in your new school year.  We look forward to seeing you at more events this Fall!

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:


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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.


Educators Night Out

Spotlighting: Texas Wildlife
Thursday, October 18
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Ideal for All Grade Levels

What do Houston toads, Attwater’s prairie chickens, and black bears have in common?  They are all part of our diverse Texas wildlife and the Zoo works with other organizations to help save them in the wild. Join us for a one of a kind evening to learn about local wildlife, participate in hands-on, STEAM activities, and learn how you and your students can help these animals in the wild.

Thank you to our Educators Night Out sponsor:


Educator Day

We will be moving Educator Day to Spring 2019.  Stay tuned to this website for details on registration this Fall.

Thank you to all the participants that attended Educator Day 2017!  We hope you enjoyed your day and discovered new ideas for your classroom.

Thank you to our Educator Day sponsor:


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