Held Monday-Wednesday in April and May, Investigation Stations allow your students to interact, investigate, explore, and meet an animal ambassador. There is a maximum of one class per 20-minute program. All classes are aligned to Kansas State Science Standards. Check back in January for program topics.
Appropriate for ages: Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
Monday-Wednesday in April and May
5555 Zoo Boulevard
Wichita KS 67212-1698
Phone: (316) 266-8213
Fax: (316) 712-9867
Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm March – October
10:00 am – 5:00 pm November – February
Contact: Peninnah, Education Dept. Office Manager
Reservations: (316) 266-8213
Please schedule your educational programs at least two weeks prior to your visit.
While there are not pure art programs for school groups, the Zoo is an excellent site for creative writing, photography, sketching, and painting.
Sculpture and Landscapes
The Zoo has a growing collection of realistic animal sculptures placed throughout the grounds. Landscape architecture and horticulture are other prime areas for observation and study.