Virtual Edzoocational Experiences
Our Nashville Zoo's education department has been hard at work creating and testing new virtual experiences for tots and school-age children!
Virtual School Programs
Pre-recorded, virtual programs for your classroom
These 15-minute pre-recorded programs introduce your students to animals or take you on a tour of one of our award-winning exhibits. Thanks to T-Mobile, you can check out two sample programs at the bottom of this page!
Looking for a live option? Join us on Facebook for one of our free Facebook Lives. Interested in our upcoming schedule? Email us!
$35 per 15-minutes of programming. You may purchase additional time to fit the length and needs of your classroom. Please register at least 2 weeks in advance of the program date.
Designed for tots ages 2 to 5
Our much-loved ZooTots program has been adapted for a virtual world! Recommended for tots ages 2-5, these 30-minute live virtual programs will introduce you to some of your favorite Nashville Zoo animals and include an e-packet with pictures, craft templates and activities for more at-home learning fun.
- Week 1 – Red Rad Pandas - March 17, 18, 20
- Week 2 – Cool Komodos - March 24, 25, 27
- Week 3 – Totally Turtles - April 21, 22, 24
- Week 4 – Mischievous Meerkats - April 28, 29, May 1
Classes are 30 minutes long and are available at 10:00 am and 11:00 am each day.
$10 per class - includes e-packet with printable templates and activities
Registration for all classes opens Wednesday, 2/3 around 10 am!
Zooniversity for At-Home Students
Perfect for homeschoolers and temporary at-home learners!
Designed for kids in grades K-8, this experience features a 30-minute live Zoom class, a supply crate for an activity we'll do during the class, and a virtual meet-up during the month. These classes will explore daily life at the Zoo through engaging activities, experiments, animal guests, and more!
Upcoming Live Classes
Spring classes are all about Bird Biomechanics!
- March 2, 3, 9, 10 - Bird Beaks
- April 6, 7, 13, 14 - Bird Feet
- May 4, 5, 11, 12 - Bird Wings
Classes are 30 minutes long and are available at 11:30 am and 2:30 pm on the dates listed.
$35 per household/device (Members save $5!) - includes 1 supply crate*
*Supply crates are designed for one child. Additional crates are available for purchase so that each child in your household can have their own.
Supply crates will need to be picked up in advance of the class. Crate pick-up information will be distributed after purchase. If you are not local, please contact us in advance of purchase to inquire about shipping.
Registration for spring classes opens Wednesday, 2/3 around 10 am!
Need more information? Don’t see a program that fits your needs?
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At-Home Learning Resources
Thanks to T-Mobile, check out these samples of our ZooVentures virtual school programs!
Thanks to Delta Dental of Tennessee, you can explore the different kinds of animal teeth in these fun videos & activities!