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Homeschool Classes

Please visit this page again in September for upcoming programming.

Zoo New England offers a variety of age-appropriate educational programming for home schooled students ages 6-10. Classes are offered at both Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo.

Taught by Zoo educators, classes include hands-on activities, discussion, animal encounters and behind-the-scenes experiences. Each semester includes progressive program topics focused on teaching students about animals and their interactions within their ecosystems.

Franklin Park Zoo

Location

Tropical Forest Classroom at the Franklin Park Zoo
(Please note: This classroom is closer to the Giraffe Entrance on Pierpont Road)

Ages

6-10

Price

Member: $20 | Non-member: $25
Proof of membership required; Pricing does not include Zoo admission.

Program Dates & Titles


September 10: All about Birds
We're starting off the school year by learning about our feathered friends: birds! We will meet some of the birds at the zoo, learn about flight, and observe these creatures out in the field!

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October 8: Creepy Critters

Are bats really vampires? Why do we think bugs are gross? This month, we will learn more about spooky animals and why they're not so scary after all.

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November 12: Tracks and Scat

Footprints and droppings can tell us a lot about an animal's behavior, diet, and overall health. This month, we're learning what we can tell about animals from what they leave behind!

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December 10:
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January 7:
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February 11:
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March 10:
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April 7: Program details coming soon

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May 12:
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Questions? Please contact the Education Department at 617-989-3742 or via e-mail at education@zoonewengland.com