Zoo and Aquarium Videos and Activities

Many AZA-accredited and certified related facilities may be closed to the public during the COVID-19 outbreak, but they are still providing the highest level of animal care and bringing education and fun to you through online events and educational resources. Check the calendar below for live videos and other online events your whole family can enjoy. 

AZA members are welcome to submit their online events to the calendar using the submission button below. Educational resources can be submitted using the listing area and corresponding submission button below the calendar. You must be logged in to a My AZA account to post. All posts will be subject to approval. For questions, please contact the Communications Department

Educational Resources

Saint Louis Zoo Virtual Conservation Learning

Check in with us every Monday at https://www.stlzoo.org/education/conservationlearning for exciting new Virtual Conservation Learning content for all ages!

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Kinder Kritters Instagram Live

Every Monday at 10am EST bring your toddler to join WCS Educators from our living room to yours. Perfect for children 5 and under, but open to all. Each episode has songs, games and experiments. Just follow us to view @WCSEducation on Instagram.

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Oakland Zoo@Home

Distance learning activities for K-12 by grade level, interactive "ask me anything" about animals, junior zookeepers enrichment projects for your pets, safely enjoying nature during shelter in place, and backyard conservation action projects.

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Woodland Park Zoo Resources for Educators

While the zoo is temporarily closed to the public, we wanted to share ideas for activities you can use to connect with nature around you.

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Zoo To You

Resources for bringing Woodland Park Zoo to your home

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Birmingham Zoo - Virtual Zoo Educational Resources

Fun and engaging video-based lessons and activities or the whole family

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Chattanooga Zoo Live Streams

Watch live streams of our animals!

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New England Aquarium's "Virtual Visit" page

Educational videos, activities, and resources for families and teachers

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Buffalo Zoo Educational Resources

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Palm Beach Zoo - PBZ-TV

Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society Zoo To You video segments and activities.

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Minnesota Zoo: Learning Corner

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Sustainable Seafood: Fun and Educational Resources from Seafood Watch

Everyone can help our ocean by making better seafood choices. The Moterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch program has a variety of educational resources available, from online interactives to videos to podcasts. https://blog.seafoodwatch.org/post/612795337799778304/learn-about-sustainable-seafood-fun-and

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Smithsonian's National Zoo Educational Resources

At-home educational resources and activities developed by the Smithsonian's National Zoo

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Toronto Zoo Activities & Resources

Fun at home activities, lesson plans, and worksheets to further your child’s understanding and connection to the animal kingdom.

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Lemur Conservation Foundation Educational Resources

Free at-home activities for kids and parents.

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Uti-kaZoo: Utica Zoo Kid's Academy

Digital, Educational content to bring the Utica Zoo into your home. Includes video presentations, activities, and crafts.

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Monterey Bay Aquarium Education Resources

Free curriculum and at-home activities for educators and parents.

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Ripley's Aquariums at Home

The three Aquariums in the the Ripley's family have compiled our online learning resources on one page!

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DIY Science: Invisible Ink

Educator Alison shows you how to make invisible ink using ingredients readily found in your kitchen!

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Mote Marine Laboratory SEAtrek Virtual Lesson Plans

Using Flipgrid, Mote Marine Laboratory educators have created virtual lesson options, featuring manatees, sea turtles, and other exciting marine animals!

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Mote Marine Laboratory otter cam

Watch Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium's resident otters on a live webcam!

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Mote Marine Laboratory manatee cam

Watch Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium's resident manatees, Hugh & Buffett, on a live webcam!

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Mote Marine Laboratory - Ask Us Anything about the Ocean

Ask Mote Marine Laboratory anything about the ocean. Our educators and researchers are available to answer your deep questions. flipgrid.com/seatrek

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Zoomazium-to-you

Weekly blog with nature based early childhood activities for families

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Utica Zoo Cotton Top Tamarin and Rhinoceros Iguana Live Camera

LIVE from inside the Cotton Top Tamarin and Rhinoceros Iguana exhibit at the Utica Zoo in Utica, NY! Winner of EarthCam's 2019 Top 25 Most Interesting Cameras in the World! Brought to you by EarthCam and Galaxy Communications-Utica NY

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