Professional Development

Workshops are open to all educators. Explore new curriculum, participate in hands-on activities and build your knowledge of the natural world.  Workshops are available at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium and Wildlife Safari Park, located off Nebraska's I-80, Exit 426.

Science of Butterflies

Saturday, September 13   10:00am-3:00pm

Learn how to incorporate citizen science into your classroom and engage students of all ages. Study the epic migration of the Monarch butterfly and, weather-permitting, we will be catching and tagging this butterfly as it begins its long journey south to Mexico. Educators of all grade levels are encouraged to attend.

Fee: $15 (lunch included)

Owls: More Than a Pellet

Saturday, November 8th 10:00am - 3:00pm

The familiar owl pellet--we've all dissected them, but then what? Delve into the world of owls and find out how to incorporate them into hands-on, minds-on learning. Explore concepts in ecology, math, and more. Educators of all grade levels are encouraged to attend.

Fee: $20 (lunch included)

Reservation and prior payment required. Workshops are open to educators only (pre-service teachers encouraged to attend).

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For more information or to receive email updates on Educator Workshops, please call (402) 738-2092 or email outreach@omahazoo.com.