Buffalo Zoo

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The Buffalo Zoological Gardens is the third oldest institution of its kind in the United States. The Zoo's mission is to provide the general public with an educationally, culturally and recreationally significant community resource. This is accomplished through the advancement and encouragement of the science of zoology, through the conservation of the world's wildlife and through the innovative exhibition of diverse species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish.

2017-2018

Honorable Mention


2016-2017


2015-2016

Honorable Mention


2014-2015


2013-2014


2012-2013

Honorable Mention


2011-2012

Honorable Mention


 

Programs by Buffalo Zoo

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Wild Winter Animals

How do animals prepare for the winter and seasonal changes? How do polar bears survive in the harsh Arctic environment? Students will observe...

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Animal Classification

Do all birds have beaks? Do all mammals have fur? Scientists classify, or group, animals according to certain characteristics that they have in...

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Zoo's Clues

Take a peek inside the Buffalo Zoo! Can you find the biggest, longest, brightest, or strongest animals in the Zoo? Students will use Zoo’s Clues to...

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Who's at the Zoo?

Zoos are places to observe animals from all over the world...like polar bears, parrots, and pythons! In this program, students will encounter a...

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Habitat Explorers

Take an adventure around the world while visiting the Buffalo Zoo! Students will explore the American Southwest Desert, New World Rainforest...

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The Rainforest Experience

Where in the world can you hear parrots squawk, monkeys howl, insects buzz AND also smell bananas, orchids, and cinnamon? In the tropical...

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SENSE-ational Animals

Can you imagine a world where you could taste with your feet (like a butterfly) and smell with your tongue (like a snake)? Animals have developed...

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Behavior Basics

Playing, grooming, stalking….slithering, basking, and walking!! Students will discover how we can better understand animals by observing their...

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Animal Enrichment

Let your students become scientists as they learn about animal behavior and animal enrichment in zoos! As the highlight of the program, students...

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More About This Provider

Type of Organization

Science Center/Zoo

Contact

Rebecca Balk   rbalk@buffalozoo.org
300 Parkside Avenue
Buffalo NY 14214
7169956143
United States

http://www.buffalozoo.org

Primary Disciplines

The programs of Buffalo Zoo cover:

Sciences
Special Needs
Standards

Awards, Quotes, Testimonials

"My class and I wanted to sincerely thank you for the great experience that we all had this morning. You program was efficient, interactive, fun and informative. The students absolutely loved everything."

" I just wanted to let you know that my class really enjoyed the videoconference today. The feedback from them regarding the experience was very positive.It definitely enhanced the learning that has gone on in the classroom. I look forward to working with you again in the future."

"Great job today Rebecca! The kids were engaged in the program and had a
good time. Thanks!"

"Thank you so much for the wonderful program this morning and for being so accepting and kind with our special needs class. They had so much fun and can't stop talking about the animals...this was the most active and engaged we have ever seen them. We appreciated your enthusiasm. "


"Thank you very much for the great videoconferences! You have such a great way with the kids and with the animals!! The kids were pleased and the teachers were thrilled!"

 
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