Location: at the Zoo
Cost: $35 per person (does not include license renewal fee)
Registration fee will increase to $50 beginning with the September workshop.
The Blank Park Zoo invites educators to participate in our unique, fun-filled, and informative teacher workshops. Workshops are held at various locations and dates throughout the year and cover a variety of topics.
License renewal will be made available. All workshop activities are aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards and the Iowa Core for science, with connections to literacy, math, and social studies.
Registration and prepayment are required.
To register for the June and July workshops, please contact Madison Anderson - firstname.lastname@example.org
If you register online, you will be charged the increased registration fee.
Upcoming Teacher Workshops
*Workshops are held at Blank Park Zoo
Workshops during the academic year are on Friday evenings and Saturdays. Summer workshops are held over two consecutive full days. Please ensure you are available for both days.
The cost of license renewal credit will be in addition to the above fee. Information regarding credit registration will be provided (emailed) prior to each workshop
Click the links below for a detailed description of that workshop.
Biomimicry and Inspiration
Conservation: People and Animals
Habitats and Adaptations
Lamarck, and Wallace, and Darwin – Oh, my! Evolution for Educators
Nature-Centered Science for PreK-2
Patterns in Nature
Pollinators: Birds do it; Bees do it...and so do Lemurs and Lizards!
Wonders of Water
Zoo Structure and Design
All sales are final. If you are unable to attend a class, you can transfer to an open workshop. No refunds will be offered unless workshops are cancelled by the Zoo.
If you have any questions regarding teacher workshops contact Kathy McKee at 515-974-2557 or at email@example.com .