Project WILD (Wildlife In Learning Design) is one of the most widely used conservation and environmental education programs for K-12 educators. In Tennessee, the mission of Project WILD is to help teachers provide education about wildlife and habitats to their students with the goal of helping them become better environmental stewards. This professional training workshop provides tools and activities for formal and informal educators to integrate wildlife related topics into their classroom or program.
During this 6 hour workshop, participants will sample activities from the curriculum and activity guides, and also receive extra materials and ideas.
No workshops are currently scheduled.
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 615-833-1534 ext. 142
Animal Adventure Guides
Nashville Zoo's adventure guides are the perfect complement to your Zoo field trip. Created for chaperones, these activity guides are available to engage students in free-choice learning during their visit.
Animal Adaptations Guide
Grassmere Historic Home Lesson Kit (pdf)
Autism Spectrum: Planning Your 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. Prepare for a visit to Nashville Zoo with these planning materials, such as visual schedules, zoo map with quiet areas and social stories about zoo experiences.
Social Stories to help prepare for a Zoo visit:
My Day at Nashville Zoo (pdf) | Spanish (pdf)
Animal Shows (pdf) | Spanish (pdf)
Lorikeet Landing (pdf) | Spanish (pdf)
Touching Animals (pdf) | Spanish (pdf)
Waiting in Line (pdf) | Spanish (pdf)
Zoo Maps, Tours, and Visual Schedules:
This resource includes a specialized map of the Zoo, indicating quiet and loud areas, as well as other information to help prepare for your trip to the Zoo. The included icons can be used to create a visual schedule to plan your trip!
Visual Schedule (pdf) | Spanish (pdf)