Chicago Zoological Society has developed curricula for a wide range of age levels and subjects. Spend some time reviewing our curricula offerings, and find those that are the best fit for you and your class. They all use the animals and resources at Brookfield Zoo to generate an excitement about learning and to inspire an appreciation for the natural world.

Curriculum Units

All curriculum units contain activities that may be used before and after a zoo visit or as stand alone activities to accompany classroom work. All curriculum units are aligned with Illinois Learning Standards.

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Activity Sheets (FREE)

Download What to Do at Brookfield Zoo activity sheets for Grades Pre-K-12.