North Carolina Zoo has created a full schedule of online activities for those who miss the animals. The activities include virtual zoo visits, science experiments, nature arts and crafts, lesson from a Zoo educator, “ask an expert” and more.
They are sharing the content on multiple platforms, including:
- North Carolina Zoo’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/nczoo
- North Carolina Zoo’s new Facebook group: www.facebook.com/groups/EdZOOcation
- North Carolina Zoo’s YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/user/nczoo
- North Carolina Zoo’s instagram: www.instagram.com/nczoo
Read on to learn what’s going on, virtually, at the North Carolina Zoo. And then keep reading for a big list of live streams for kids on all topics, including kids’ concerts, author readings, dinosaur shows, and more.
Zoo EDventures Online
Zoo EDventures Online Series
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays
Enjoy a fun, educational virtual zoo visit, where you’ll learn about animals and nature. Follow the above link for a peek at what’s to come. Watch Zoo EDventures on North Carolina Zoo’s Facebook page. If you miss the Facebook Live event, no worries! You can watch the videos on YouTube.
This free distance learning series is available to K-12 audiences. Each program features one of our popular in-person programs broadcasted live to you at home. Students and teachers can submit questions during the event, for our educators to answer. You do need to preregister for this 1-hour program. Registration closes on Wednesday at 1 p.m. for that week’s program. They’ll send you the link.
Watch episodes of Untamed Science, as Rob Nelson learns more about the North Carolina Zoo.
Arts & Crafts
At-Home Science and Nature Activities
With Wild About Nature, North Carolina Zoo will be sharing some ways that you can connect with nature, with simple activities that you can do at home. And Zoo Science will feature a new science experiment each Tuesday that you can try at home. Follow the above links to see these activities as they’re added.
More virtual events
Check out our big list of upcoming virtual events for kids, or look at a few of them here:
Saturday, July 11, 2020
Saturday, July 18, 2020