Zoology 3

Week Three, July 9-13

Zoology Adventures: age 5-7 years
Zoology Explorers: age 8-10 years


Enter the fascinating world of the Animal Kingdom. Delve into dinosaurs and create ancient fossils. Track animals through a forest and make your own animal tracks. Enjoy bird watching and dissect owl pellets. Go on a mini-beast hunt and learn about the unique characteristics of insects and spiders. Meet a tarantula and a hissing cockroach during a special visit with Insect Discovery Lab. Enter gastropods in Slug and Snail Olympics. Take a Field Trip to the Oakland Zoo and the Lindsay Wildlife Museum. Meet snakes, skinks, hedgehogs and ferrets up close in a special zoo program. Learn about animal classification, adaptations for survival and the importance of wildlife habitat conservation. Explorers will enjoy a special visit from the vivarium, help to “hatch” reptile eggs and learn about the adaptations of snakes, lizards and other scaly visitors!

Drop Off and Pick Up Locations and Special Field Trip Destinations
(Transportation for Special Field Trips is provided by KIDS for the BAY)

Zoology Adventures & Zoology Explorers

Drop Off/Pick Up Location
Monday: Tilden Park Big Leaf Picnic Site
Tuesday: Berkeley Marina (Special Field Trip: Oakland Zoo)
Wednesday: Berkeley Marina (Special visits from Insect Discovery Lab and the Vivarium)
Thursday: Berkeley Marina (Special Field Trip: Lindsay Wildlife Museum)
Friday: Lake Anza