Virtual Ventures

Join the Detroit Zoological Society for free self-paced virtual programs including exciting animal-related content, expert interviews, hands-on activities, and much more. Topics include international conservation work, careers at the Zoo, storytelling, animals in our neighborhoods, and much more.

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Virtual Vitamin Z Lessons

virtual ventures at the detroit zoo

Bring the Zoo to you! Join us for a Virtual Vitamin Z lesson. With fun and engaging activities covering animals from flamingoes to wolves to native wildlife — there is a topic for everyone. Most lessons also include an activity that families can do together using supplies at home.

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Teachers and Schools

Children playing educational games

Discover how the Detroit Zoo can be an extension of your classroom! Our programs include synchronous and asynchronous learning opportunities that support what students are learning in their classrooms. We are adding content on a regular basis to meet the changing needs of our community.

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Kids and Families

Children in a hands-on learning lab

Experience the Detroit Zoo in a way new way with exciting opportunities hosted by Detroit Zoological Society staff.

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Humane Education

Family looking at otters

The Berman Academy for Humane Education was created to help people help animals. The Academy is the only one of its kind in any zoo, and is the lens through which all of our education initiatives and activities are developed.

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