Education Resources


Exploration Field Guide

Have you scheduled a field trip to the Seneca Park Zoo? Print out our Exploration Field Guide for your students to use during your visit!


Think field study and fun! A professional Zoo Educator will lead guests through a thematic, interactive, inquiry-based experience! Expeditions take place in and around the Zoo and bring learning alive.

Professional Learning Opportunities

Come to the Zoo or have us come to you. We can provide exciting programs for your grade level or district-wide meetings. Learn how you can best utilize the Zoo’s amazing animals and other incredible resources to meet the needs of your students. Find out how Zoo programs meet Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and New York State P-12 Science Learning Standards, and can be tailored to meet your students’ unique needs. Contact us for details at or 585.336.7213

Careers For Students

Click here for our free Careers Book to find out about jobs at the Zoo.

Homework Hotline

Watch the Zoo on WXXI’s Homework Hotline

5:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays, September through April

Homework Hotline is a statewide educational show on PBS where students can call in to get help with homework. It is shown on eight stations through New York State as well as streamed through their Web site, with 240,000 viewers per year. The Zoo has partnered with this program for the past decade, presenting an animal ambassador and educating on conservation as well as spreading the word about the Zoo’s many events.

Click the video links below to view a few of our past Homework Hotline visits: