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Red River Zoo


Hey, Homeschool Families, are you looking for a fun way to meet some of your science requirements? Well stop by the Red River Zoo and check out our new Homeschool classes. This season's classes are designed with National Next Generation Science standards in mind to support your learning outside of the zoo. 

Who: Children in grades 1st through 5th

What: A fun animal science class at the Zoo!

Where: The Red River Zoo

When: 12:30 PM- 3:30 PM

Why: To have fun and explore science at the zoo


  • Register online
  • $30/child for non-members, $25/child for members. This fee is NON-REFUNDABLE
  • Limited space (20 participants)
  • If you have any questions about this class, feel free to e-mail our education department at

September 14th Standard 3-LS2-1

Join us as we discuss how some animals survive better in groups than they do alone. We will be focusing on how large family groups support each other and how their grouping helps with their survival. 

October 12th Standard 3-LS4-3

Continuing on with the topic of survival we will be learning about how certain animals survive better in particular habitats over others. 

November 9th Standard 5-LS2-1

During this class, we will be tracking the flow of matter from plants to animals and throughout their environment. We will explore the lifecycles of several animals and how they affect their environment from the perspective of matter.