Expansion Expedition (STEM & Design)

by  Chattanooga Zoo

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Students explore the planningengineeringdesign, and problem solving that goes into creating a new animal habitat within a zoological facility.

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View Only: 65.00
View Only Premium: $65.00
Point to Point: $65.00
Point to Point Premium: $65.00
By Request: $65.00
By Request Premium: $65.00

Classroom size (30 students or less) programs are priced at $65.00 per program. Assembly size (31 students-300 students) programs are priced at $250.00. Multiple programs a day can be scheduled to accommodate program size and organization schedule.


45 minutes

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult Learners, Homeschool/Family , Learning PodPublic Library: Library Patrons

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Primary Disciplines

Industrial Technology, International, STEM, Community Interests, Career Education, Economics/Business, Sciences, Problem Solving, Gifted & Talented, Special Needs

Program Delivery Mode

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

Booking Information

Programs are offered Monday-Saturday from 9 AM-5 PM EST. We are happy to provide programming outside of business hours for an additional $25 fee.

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Receive this program and 9 more for one low price when you purchase the CILC Virtual Expeditions package. Learn more

For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672

Provider's Cancellation Policy

In conformity with CILC, we require a reschedule or cancelation of programs 48 hours prior to scheduled program(s) or payment will be required.

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Chattanooga Zoo

Chattanooga, TN
United States

The Chattanooga Zoo is a fully accredited 301(c) non-profit institution with the Association of Zoos & Aquariums. Our mission is to engage and inspire our community (and beyond) to better understand and preserve wildlife by creating meaningful connections between people and animals. Our virtual programs allow us to connect with students and life long learners all while providing unique opportunities to get up close with animals found all over the world! We have educational packed tours along with engaging curriculum based & STEM/PBL focused programs. Contact us today!

Chattanooga Zoo

Program Details


1) Hear from experts in animal care & construction
2) Interactive activity where students get to choose what materials & design is best for a giraffe habitat
3) Meet two-three animal ambassadors


1) Students should be able to explain the necessity for problem solving when building a new habitat for an animal.
2) Students should be able to explain the necessity for teamwork when building a new habitat for an animal.
3) Students should be able to explain the necessity for a strong understanding of species natural history & adaptations when designing a new habitat for an animal.
4) Students should be able to explain the need for STEM when building a new habitat for an animal.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

ETS1A 3-5 -- Defining and Delimiting and Engineering Problem
ETS1A 6-8 -- Defining and Delimiting and Engineering Problem
ETS1A 9-12 -- Defining and Delimiting and Engineering Problem3-5.ETS1.1

State Standards

(TN) 3.ETS1.2