Discovering Habitats

by  Greenville Zoo

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Discovering Habitats explores the globe; from the arctic tundra to the depths of the ocean. During this program, we will define habitats and discuss what animals need to survive these landscapes. 

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About This Program


By Request: $100.00


45 minutes

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Minimum participants:


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Primary Disciplines


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, etc...)

Booking Information

Our availability includes: August 12th through May 13th. Due to conflicts with other onsite programs, Distance Learning programs will be temporarily unavailable during the summer. Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. If you would like a program outside of this time, please feel free to ask and we will see what we can do for you! Please reserve 3 weeks in advance when possible

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

CANCELLATION POLICY: In the event that a program must be canceled due to weather, technical issues, or other circumstances beyond the control of the Zoo or program recipient, the program may be rescheduled at a later date agreeable to both parties for no additional charge (dependent of availability). If cancellation occurs for any other reason than listed above, a cancellation fee will apply.

RESCHEDULING POLICY: In the event that a program needs to be rescheduled for any reason other than those listed above, then the Zoo must be notified at least three weeks before the date of the program. We do not reschedule inside the three weeks of the scheduled program date. A rescheduling fee will apply.

REFUND POLICY: Once registration is confirmed, the Greenville Zoo adheres to a no-refund, no-credit policy. If a program is canceled at any time for any reason other than those listed above, no refund or credit will be given. Substitution of another group of participants of the same age is permitted with prior notification given at least three weeks before the date of the program.

About This Provider

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Greenville Zoo

Greenville, SC
United States

The Greenville Zoo is a 14-acre facility featuring hundreds of wildlife from all over the world including giraffe, monkeys, giant tortoises and leopards. Join us on a wildlife adventure through the zoo’s beautifully landscaped acres filled with up close and personal views of its residents! Through engaging programs, educational events and animal exhibits, the Greenville Zoo provides a wonderfully wild experience for the entire family that will keep you coming back all year long!

Please note, Distance Learning Programs will be unavailable after May 14th and will resume on August 12th. This is due to conflicts with onsite programs occurring during the summer.

Zoo Education

Program Details


1. Define ‘Habitat’.
2. Discuss the four main basic needs of animals.
3. Investigate five major habitats (rainforests, grasslands, oceans (& wetlands), deserts, and tundra.)


1. Define the term ‘habitat.’
2. Describe the identifying characteristics of the five major habitats.
3. Demonstrate understanding of animal needs by participating in the creation of habitat & species models.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

LS4C 3-5 -- Adaptation
LS4C K-2 -- AdaptationNS.K-4.3: Life Science: Organisms and environments

State Standards

South Carolina Science 2.L.5B; 2.L.5B.2

2-ESS2-3: Earth's Systems
3-ESS2-2: Earth's Systems

ISTE 1: Empowered Learner
ISTE 7: Global Collaborator
ISTE 6: Creative Communicator