Children playing educational games
Teachers and Schools

Children playing educational games

Discover how the Detroit Zoo can be an extension of your classroom! Our programs include inquiry and hands-on learning opportunities that support what students are learning in their classrooms. Exciting opportunities to build your professional knowledge and skills while earning SCECHs are also available.

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Children in a hands-on learning lab
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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Family looking at otters
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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