Educator's Lounge

Nashville Zoo is excited to offer a variety of programming for your classroom and professional development.

Program TitleOverview
Field TripsCome to Nashville Zoo and discover the natural world!
Wild Encounters ProgramMaximize your school group's educational visit with a Wild Encounters program.
Wildlife on WheelsCan’t make it to the Zoo? No worries, the Zoo can come to you!
Interview with the ZooOnline request form to interview staff at Nashville Zoo.
Going to School with Nashville ZooNashville Zoo offers a variety of educational opportunities for your students to connect and learn with Nashville Zoo from infant through adult.
Spot the DifferenceUse this simple visual aid to engage your students.
Historic Croft House at Nashville Zoo Lesson Kit A Lesson Kit for Teachers and Parents.
Activity Guides Nashville Zoo's activity guides are the perfect complement to your Zoo field trip. Created for chaperones, these grade-specific activity guides focusing on habitats are available to engage students in free-choice learning during field trip.
Educator Workshop: Project WILD Project WILD is one of the most widely used conservation and environmental education programs for K-12 educators.
Autism Spectrum - Planning your Zoo visit Nashville Zoo has been working with Vanderbilt Kennedy Center’s Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD) to develop tools and supports to enhance a zoo visit for families with children on the autism spectrum.