Learn about the WILD world around you. Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo’s Homeschool Programs are interactive and provide stimulating, inquiry-based learning for students from Pre-K to Middle School.
To register for a Homeschool Program, please call (402) 738-2092 or click here.
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Pre-K through Grade 5 Homeschool Workshops
These new two hour workshops are designed to take students through three stations where they will participate in exciting and engaging science lessons. This new design will allow all of your children to attend class at the same time.
Students will be grouped together by the following grade levels: Pre-K, K, Grades 1 through 2 and Grades 3-5. Note: A parent is required to stay with a Pre-k to K student. Each group will rotate through three stimulating lessons appropriate for their grade level and focused on a central topic. All lessons are aligned with State standards. Cost is $15.00 per child per workshop (includes Zoo admission for registered child plus admission for one adult). To register please call (402) 738-2092.
Reptiles, mammals, birds! Oh my!- Discover what makes these animals so diverse by classifying animals around the Zoo & Aquarium, observing animals up close, and more!
August 23 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
A Day in the Life…- Are you cut out to work at a Zoo? Come join us as we explore careers at the zoo including keepers, vets, nutritionist, and much much more.
September 12 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
WILD Safari- Will you be the leader of the pack? Do you have what it takes to survive in this wild world? Learn about adaptations animals have to survive this wild, wild world.
September 20 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
The Big Blue- Explore creatures found in oceans around the world, learn why oceans are so important, and be informed on problems facing this vast habitat.
October 10 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Myth Busters- Explore myths about animals who are considered creepy, discover if snakes are slimy, and if bats really drink blood.
October 18 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Locomotion Commotion- Swinging, flying, pouncing are just a few ways animals move. Scurry on over to explore how locomotion and senses help animals survive.
November 7 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Tricks of the Trade- Training and Enrichment are very important in Zoos and Aquariums. Come learn about this fascinating aspect of Zoos and Aquariums.
November 15 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Polar Opposites- How many penguins does a polar bear eat? Come find out in this class all about COLD weathered animals.
December 20 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Middle School Homeschool Classes
Cost is $20.00 per class (unless otherwise noted) and includes Zoo admission for the registered student. To register for the Middle School classes please call (402) 738-2092. Classes run from 9 a.m. to Noon unless otherwise stated.
Please check back for upcoming programs!