Field Trip: Bronx Zoo!
By Andrea O’Dell
December 5, 2008Reindeer, Storytelling, Ice Carving!Classic Children FairytalesFeed the ReindeerWatch ice carvers carve sculpturesEnjoys’mores
Arrive at school at 9:00AMBus leaves at 9:30Dress in layers, might be cold!Lunch is includedArrive back at school at 2:30
About the Zoo
Help save the frogs!2008 is the year to honor frog-kind’s mighty leapers and masters of disguise! This year, the Wildlife Conservation Society joins a worldwide campaign to highlight threatened amphibians. At various exhibits and events, you’ll meet frogs from around the world and learn about the amphibian extinction crisis—a crisis unprecedented since the age of the dinosaurs. You’ll also discover simple tips for green living that will earn you aribbetof thanks.
The largest metropolitan zoo in the United States, the Bronx Zoo comprises 265 acres of parklands and naturalistic habitats -- home to over 4,000 animals, many of which are endangered or threatened species. The Zoo contains a number of unique habitats -- areas designed to replicate the homes of their inhabitants as closely as possible.
What Will We Learn?
Aside from theWinterlandfun, we will be learning about staying green. We will learn how to reduce, reuse, and recycle and how we help our earth by doing soWe will meet various animals and learn about their habitats; we will learn that by helping our environment we are helping them as well!