by  North Carolina Zoo

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will us our senses to observe the senses of other animals at work!  This
program keeps the wow factor, is fast paced, and great for students of all
ages, as student observations lead the discussion.

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About This Program


By Request: $75.00


45 minutes, best for lower elementary

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) Kindergarten, 1, 2

Minimum participants:


Maximum participants:


Primary Disciplines

Sciences, STEM

Program Delivery Mode


Booking Information

There is a minimum of four weeks notice for any program and full payment is due at least two weeks prior to the scheduled program date. For further information or to schedule a program for your school, contact the North Carolina Zoo's School Programs Office via 336.879.7718 or email schoolprograms@nczoo.org

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

You must cancel at least two weeks before your program to receive a refund.

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North Carolina Zoo

Asheboro, NC
United States

Our commitment to wildlife conservation translates into a desire for educating our community on different species you can find at the Zoo. We offer different educational programs for schools, groups, and families. Our programs are available for preschool all the way up to adults. Anyone who wants to learn about animals and their habitats is welcome at the Zoo.

Elizabeth Vickery

Program Details


1. Introduction
2. The 5 Senses
3. How Animals Use Their Senses
4. Super Senses
5. Senses at the Zoo
6. Conclusion
7. Questions and Answers


• Identify how animals use their senses in different ways to hunt.
• Use senses to interact with biofacts to further their connection with nature.
• Learn why our understanding of senses helps keep our animals healthy at the zoo.

Standards Alignment

State Standards

North Carolina Standard Course of Study:

(2009 NCSCOS)
• K.P.2 Understand how objects are described based on their physical properties and how they are used.

(2023 NCSCOS)
• PS.K.1 Understand how objects are described based on their physical properties and how they are used.