Virtual edVentures are unavailable through the end of August with limited availability through the end of 2022.
Learn from anywhere with Virtual edVentures! Whether you are looking for a quick meet-n-greet with zoo staff or a multi-part STEM challenge, our curriculum specialists have the perfect digital learning experience for you!
Join an Akron Zoo educator for a 20-minute virtual tour of Legends of the Wild or Grizzly Ridge. This expedition can meet many of the Ohio Academic Learning Standards, or just be for fun.
Meet one of our Animal Ambassadors and get ready for a live, Zoom-based encounter. This 15-minute session provides opportunities for questions and further investigations into the lives of our animals. Choose between mammal, bird or reptile.
Add additional species for $25 each. (Limit 3 species totaling 30-40 minutes)
Let us help you explore topics designed to meet Ohio Academic Standards. Each 30-40 minute educator-led session will feature at least two ambassador animals.
Price: $75 per topic
Bust A Move - Discover the various ways animals move, and see how much you can move like them.
Living Things – Explore the differences between living things and non-living things and meet a few animals.
Fur, Feathers & Scales – Explore what makes birds, mammals and reptiles different.
Backyard Wildlife – Discover animals who live in Ohio. Learn about their lives in their native habitat, and how people and animals can co-exist.
In Living Color - Discover the not-so-black-and-white world of animal colors.
Where in the World? – Explore the different places animals call home, from the desert to the rainforest.
Build a Better World – Learn about why animals are becoming endangered, both in our backyards and around the world, and what we can do to help.
What’s for Dinner? – Learn about the food web and how all animals are connected.
What’s it like to be a Zookeeper? What about a Vet? Did you know there are many other careers in a zoological park? Join us as we explore what it takes to work with or around animals. We will provide you with a prerecorded interview with people who do the job. Choose three careers of your choice.
Career Video Options
- Vet Tech
- Animal Trainer
So You Want to be a Zookeeper
Take a deep dive into the role and responsibilities of a zookeeper! Explore the required education and training needed. Meet a zookeeper and experience the skills they use and find out how you can start preparing now!
- Pre-recorded Experience (20-25 minutes): $35
- Interactive Livestream Experience (20-30 minutes): $55
For more information, or to schedule your next edVenture, contact our Programming Coordinator at email@example.com or call 330-375-2550 ext. 8973.