Teacher resources

Classroom Connections 

The Classroom Connections teacher resources offer grade level activity guides to enhance students' experiences while visiting the zoo.

Animal fact sheets

Find profiles of nearly every animal at the zoo, from Asian elephants to millipedes. Animal pages include facts about animal behavior, life history and conservation. Click on each animal to learn more.


Visit the Oregon Zoo YouTube page for compelling videos about animals, conservation activities and happenings at the Oregon Zoo.

Downloadable classroom activities

Free animal-based learning activities for you to use in your class, curated by the zoo's education staff.


Going on a field trip to the zoo? Learn more about each of the exhibits and the animals found there by visiting the zoo's exhibit pages.

Endangered species and conservation

Find out how the zoo is helping to recover species - from butterflies to California condors - and connect students to stories of conservation in the Pacific Northwest.