Virtual Learning: Science and Zoology

A daily digest of our favorite at-home learning activities 
April 3, 2020

Did you know that the library offers a wealth of free learning resources? In this daily digest, we’ll share our favorite at-home learning resources and activities for your student. Visit our student resource page for more learning tools.

Do you love animals? Check out National Geographic Kids for videos, books, and back issues of National Geographic Kids magazines with info all about animals, history, and world cultures.

Want to take a field trip? Here are a few zoos making it easy to take a virtual visit.

Sacramento Zoo is #BringingTheZooToYou with its social media posts updating fans on how the animals are doing. Here's a peek into a River Otter enrichment activity.


Cincinnati Zoo is conducting a series of home safaris each weekday on Facebook Live at Noon (3 PM Eastern), and the videos can be viewed from their webpage afterward. The first of their 20-minute safaris features Fiona, the most famous hippo in the world. Many of the safaris also include an art project idea.

San Diego Zoo and Safari Park have live animal cams so you can drop in and visit some of the animals, as well as their recorded safaris, Zoonooz digital magazine, and their San Diego Zoo kids page with facts, stories, videos and activities.