Educational Programs at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
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Outreach Classroom Presentations

Can’t make it to Zoo School? The zoo can come to you!

Busch Gardens can come right to your classroom.

Outreach programs are 30-minutes long followed by an animal meet-and-greet, designed to fit within your class periods and can be conducted on your school stage or multipurpose space. Busch Gardens’ staff will bring live animals to your school, and present them with a program designed for students ranging from Grade Pre-K-12.


Pricing

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    Book an Outreach Presentation

    Outreach Presentations are available on select weekdays.

    Call 813-884-4FUN(4386) to check availability and book an Outreach Presentation.

Programs by Grade Level

  • See the Armadillo at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

    Grades K-1: Safari of the Imagination

    Encourage your students to use their senses of smell, hearing, sight and more to search for animals lurking in the brush.

    Safari of the Imagination connects with the following Next Generation Sunshine State Standards: SC.K.L.14.1, SC.1.L.14.1 and SC.1.L.17.1. 

  • Sloths at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

    Grades 2-3: Eco-Heroes

    During this exciting and interactive program, your students will meet some of nature’s most talented animals. They will find out what makes our Eco-Heroes special and how they help the animals and habitats around them.

    Eco-Heroes connects with the following Next Generation Sunshine State Standards: SC.2.L.17.1, SC.2.L.17.2 and SC.3.L.15.1.

  • See the Macaw at at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

    Grades 4-5: Biodiversity Rock Concert

    Students will be part of a mock rock concert and learn all about the different roles that each and every animal plays within its environment. From set-up crew to the star performer, with a little help from Busch Gardens’ animal ambassadors, they will experience how a concert imitates the circle of life!

    Biodiversity Rock Concert connects with the following Next Generation Sunshine State Standards: SC.4.L.17.4, LAFS.4.L.3.4 and SC.5.L.17.1.

  • Flamingos at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

    Grades K-12: Create Your Own Outreach

    Engage and entertain students of all ages with a unique Outreach Program, including an animal ambassador and Q&A with a Busch Gardens educator.

    Presentation Topics below may connect with the following Next Generation Sunshine Standards:

       ●  Animal Classification

            Recommended for Grades Pre-K-5

            SC.K.L.14.3, SC.1.L.14.1, SC.2.L.16.1, SC.3.L.15.1, SC.4.L.16.3 and SC.5.L.17.1

       ●  Habitats

            Recommended for Grades K-5

            LAFS.K.SL.1.3, SC.1.L.17.1, SC.2.L.17.2, LAFS.3.SL.1.3, SC.4.L.17.4 and SC.5.L.17.1

       ●  Animal Diets/Nutrition

             Recommended for Grades Pre K-8

             SC.K.L.14.3, SC.1.L.17.1, LAFS.3.SL.1.3, SC.4.L.17.2, SC.5.L.17.1 and SC.7.L.17.1

       ●  Zoo Careers

             Recommended for Grades 6th-12th

             SS.8.FL.1.1 and SS.912.FL.1.1

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