Rosamond Gifford Zoo

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Founded in 1914, the Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park is among
the top 10 percent of zoos in the country as an
accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). The zoo is
dedicated to connecting people to the natural world by providing engaging guest
experiences, exceptional animal care, and unparalleled conservation education. 

Our distance learning programs will introduce you to a wide range of
topics including adaptations, habitats, life cycles, as well as many other
interesting and exciting topics to enrich the minds and hearts of all age
groups. 

https://www.rosamondgiffordzoo.org/

2021-2022

 

Programs by Rosamond Gifford Zoo

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Amazing Adaptations

Why do tigers have such big teeth? How far can an owl its head? In this program, discover how animals survive in their environments using specific body parts or behaviors known as adaptations.

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Animal Coverings

Why are birds covered with feathers? Why do turtles have shells? Learn about the different types of coverings, the animals that have them, and how it helps them to survive. 

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Animal Movements

Learn about the different ways animals move and how it helps them survive. Discover the close relationships between how an animal moves and the habitat it lives in. You will also get an up close view of our ambassador species in action as they...

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At Home in My Biome

Mountains, deserts, tropical rainforests…these are just some of the places our animals call home. Discover some of the common biomes and how animals that live there have adapted to survive. 

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Layers of the Ocean

Explore the many layers of the ocean to see how animals’ adaptations are closely linked to their habitats. Learn how all of these are connected to the health of the oceans an importance to other ecosystems. Establish an understanding of human...

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OOKY SPOOKY Animals!

Why do we cuddle a teddy bear yet fear a millipede? What creepy creatures are you afraid of? What makes them scary and gross actually helps them to survive and protect themselves. Find out why we need these important species in the world ...

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Scary Species!

Snakes, spiders and scorpions OH MY! Meet some real-life animals that inspire creepy creatures in some of your favorite movies and stories.  Join us as we discuss some creepy crawlies and crazy critters that make scary stories chill us to the...

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Winter Warriors

How do some of your favorite animals survive in the wintertime?  Learn how some animals adjust to the cold, how some avoid it, and how others thrive and enjoy it. You might be surprised at just how many animals at Rosamond Gifford Zoo love the...

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More About This Provider

Type of Organization

Science Center/Zoo

Contact

Benjamin Trowbridge   education@rosamondgiffordzoo.org
1 Conservation Place
Syracuse NY 13069
315-435-8511 X8531
United States

https://www.rosamondgiffordzoo.org/

Primary Disciplines

The programs of Rosamond Gifford Zoo cover:

Fine Arts
Sciences
STEM