Animal Enrichment

This hands-on student workshop provides children with an opportunity to go from awareness to action while studying about the challenges of keeping animals in captivity.  Students will learn about the history of zoological parks, discover interesting facts about zoo design, and select an animal to create an imaginative device for animal enrichment. (workshop length approx. 4 hours)

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Students: Use the links below during the workshop to complete our tasks and then revisit them at home later as desired to learn all about animal care in zoos around the world.

Rate a Zoo

http://www.officialusa.com/stateguides/zoos/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_zoos_in_the_United_States

 

Quizlet

http://quizlet.com/67722944/animal-enrichment-flash-cards/

Animal Research

Safe Search

http://www.safesearchkids.com/

 

Zoo Atlanta

http://www.zooatlanta.org/home/animals#fnSQO

 

Disney Animal Enrichment

http://www.animalenrichment.org/

Animal Information

http://a-z-animals.com/animals/

 

 

Design a Home

http://nationalzoo.si.edu/education/conservationcentral/design/daph_broadband.htm

 

Online Activities

Safari Park

http://sdzsafaripark.org/game/

 

Design a Habitat

http://switchzoo.com/games/habitatgame.htm

 

Zoo Activities

http://kids.sandiegozoo.org/games

 

Design a Zoo Mr. Nussbaum

http://mrnussbaum.com/zoo/

Zoo  and Wildlife Webcams

Atlanta Zoo

http://www.zooatlanta.org/1212/panda_cam#nu4GO

 

SanDiego Zoo

http://kids.sandiegozoo.org/animal-cams-videos/panda

 

http://kids.sandiegozoo.org/animal-cams-videos/elephant

 

http://kids.sandiegozoo.org/animal-cams-videos/ape

 

http://kids.sandiegozoo.org/animal-cams-videos/polar-bear

 

Houston Zoo

http://www.houstonzoo.org/meet-the-animals/animal-webcams/

 

Reid Park Zoo

http://reidparkzoo.org/cameras/elephant-cam/

 

Wildlife Cam

http://explore.org/live-cams/player/african-river-wildlife-camera

 

National Zoo

http://nationalzoo.si.edu/Animals/WebCams/

 

 

Aquarium Cam

http://www.montereybayaquarium.org/animals-and-experiences/live-web-cams

 

Variety of Animals

http://www.ustream.tv/explore/animals

 

Georgia Aquarium Sea Otter Ice Sculptures

http://www.georgiaaquariumblog.org/georgia-aquarium-blog/2014/4/10/volunteer-spotlight-sea-otter-ice-sculptures.html

 

 

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Animal Enrichment

 

Virginia Zoo

http://virginiazoo.org/animals-plants/animals/animal-enrichment/

 

Zoo Atlanta Definition

http://www.zooatlanta.org/home/enrichment#nMjS4

 

Honolulu – What is Enrichment

http://www.honoluluzoo.org/support-the-zoo/animal-enrichment.html

 

Fort Worth – Definition

http://www.fortworthzoo.org/conservation/fort-worth-zoo-conservation-highlights/animal-enrichment-program/

 

Woodland Park – What is Enrichment

http://www.zoo.org/enrichment#.U_y9_eNdWSp

 

 

Types of Animal Enrichment

http://www.enrichment.org/miniwebfile.php?Region=Workshops&NotFlag=1&File=curriculum.html&File2=curriculum_sb.html

 

Types of Enrichment from Missouri

http://www.bearriverranch.com/contest/Enrichment.html

 

National Zoo – Types of Animal Enrichment

http://nationalzoo.si.edu/SCBI/AnimalEnrichment/

 

Disney’s Types of Animal Enrichment

http://www.animalenrichment.org/

 

Indianapolis Orangutan Center

http://www.indianapoliszoo.com/plan-your-visit/animals-exhibits/international-orangutan-center

 

http://www.georgiaaquariumblog.org/georgia-aquarium-blog/2014/4/10/volunteer-spotlight-sea-otter-ice-sculptures.html


Enrichment Gone Wrong

http://www.enrichment.org/MiniWebs/About_EE/hare_2008.pdf

 

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