9th Grade through 12th Grade

9th-12th Grade choose from:

Amazing Aquatics
Water is essential to all living things, but how does water quality impact the local biodiversity? We'll discover the answer through water quality testing and data collection in this hands-on, small group citizen science program
*This program is conducted outdoors (weather permitting). Maximum: 20 students.

Endangered Species
SC.912.L.15.9 & SC.912.L.17.12 & LAFS.K12.L.1.1 & LAFS.K12.SL.1.3
Why do certain species become extinct? How can we save them? Learn how animals become threatened or endangered and what can you do to help protect them?

Zoo Insider
SC.912.L.15.15 & SC.912.L.17.16 & SC.912.L.17.20
What do zoos do? Why do they exist?  What does AZA mean? Explore the world of exotic animal management from diets, to enrichment, all the way from the Zoo's front gate to the many conservation efforts that extend beyond our borders.

Animal Careers
You don't have to be a Zookeeper to work with animals. This program introduces teens to the many careers involving animals outside of the Zoo.

To schedule an program please email tamezc@jacksonvillezoo.org or call 904.757.4463 ext. 388