Wetlands – Jacksonville Zoo class

I love it when we have our class at the Jacksonville Zoo.  We get 3 hours to go shopping without any kids (huge treat) and the kids have so much fun seeing the zoo animals, playing games, making crafts and leaning a little something about the animals and the environment. Jacksonville Zoo Class Today was about the wetlands, oceans, and what creatures live there and how they affect our ecosystem.  We did a jeopardy quiz Continue reading

Jacksonville zoo class four different animal classes

The girls had their second zoo class at Jacksonville Zoo. This time they learned why animals are organized into different classes. In the girls second zoo class  learned the difference in the four different animal classes (mammal, bird, reptile, fish). They discussed what make animals different like color, body coverage, eye shape, diet, method of locomotion. What makes a fish a fish, or a reptile a reptile, or a bird a bird, or a mammal a Continue reading

Vertebrates – Invertebrate different Homeschool Zoocademy

The girls went to their very first zoo class at Jacksonville zoo.  The Homeschool Zoocademy for students ages 5-18, covering a range of topics in Biology, Zoology, Environmental Science and Conservation. They had a ton of fun and her is a list of some of the things they learned today: The kids started by learning the difference in vertebrates and invertebrates. They learned about water and pollution and  how it affects animals. The kids visited in the butterfly garden (which was all the girls Continue reading

Homeschool class – Jacksonville Zoo

Homeschool class at Jacksonville Zoo Yesterday we went to a homeschool meeting at the Jacksonville zoo. They are offering a class for homeschooled kids to come learn about plants and animals once a month. It’s a 3 hour course that starts at 9am and goes until 12pm. The start options are Tuesday (start sept 4), Wednesday(Sept 5) or Thursday (Sept 6). Classes are the first week of each month. The kids are separated by age Continue reading