Explore the spectacular diversity of life on earth and learn about conservation efforts “in the field” – both at home and abroad.
This session covers classification, sustainability and environmental design. Can we help endangered animals by designing a home for them? Or protecting the home in which they live? What part do zoos play in conservation today? Session includes handling of real animal biofacts and products on loan from customs.
- To be able to define conservation
- To understand the diversity of life on the planet and how humans are affecting it
- To acknowledge we as a species can protect biodiversity
*Please note - sessions involve no direct contact with animals
Curriculum for Excellence
“I can discuss the environmental impact of human activity and suggest ways in which we can live in a more environmentally responsible way.” SOC 2-08a