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Bring exciting new curriculum into your classroom by attending an Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium educator workshop
and by utilizing our wide array of both books and online materials.
To help you prepare for your Zoo related unit or program, the following materials are available in the Zoo Education Department. The Zoo gift shops are also valuable sources of educational materials, from books and activities, to Zoo maps and guide books.
Lessons and Activities
Please visit our Resource Library
to view available lessons and other valuable resources. The Resource Library is continuously updated. If you don't see materials that fit your needs please call the Education Department for available specialized activities at (402) 738-2092.
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium offers Zoo-to-You trunks full of hands-on lessons and materials that are available for use in the classroom. Click here to see a list of available trunks.
Guide Books and Manuals
- Rain Forest Manual - A compact look at the elements of the tropical rain forest, with helpful lists of products, facts, words and books. Also included are data sheets on selected rainforest and Lied Jungle animals. Cost: $8.00*.
- Reptile Manual - Contains information on virtually every reptile on Zoo grounds. This reference manual is full natural history and interesting facts about reptiles. Cost: $20.00*.
- Safari Park Manual - Discover the North American prairie ecosystem through native plants, birds and animals. A map of the park and fun facts are included. Cost: $7.00*.
* Note: All books have an associated $4 shipping and handling fee.
To order an Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo Manual, please contact (402) 738-2092 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Zoo manuals must be paid in full before they are sent to you.