Educational Programs at Disney's Animal Kingdom®

Exploring Careers in the Zoological Sciences

Students in grades 9-12 will study various animal science roles—from animal behaviorist to nutritionist—at Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park in Orlando, FL. Throughout this 3-hour field study, students investigate the responsibilities and contributions of the various scientific teams that ensure the well-being of the animals in our care.

Principles of Animal Behavior

Through observation and exploration of wildlife, students will discover how behavior contributes to animals' well-being and survival in the wild. Traveling through the unique lands and settings of Disney's Animal Kingdom park, students will gain knowledge of the challenges and threats that face wildlife populations, along with the potential consequences and impact these adversities have on humankind. This journey leads students to understand that each animal species has a place in the circle of life.

Sustainable Practices in Wildlife Conservation

Bring environmental studies lessons to life with this 3-hour program at Disney's Animal Kingdom park. Students in grades 6-8 gain a new perspective while discovering how all people and animals are connected, and how they respond to environmental challenges. Your group will study different cultural perspectives on conservation, challenges to fossil fuels and human development of renewable energy. Students will work together using their new knowledge to create an effective conservation action plan.

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