Denver Zoo High School Water Stewards Program
Colorado Academic Standards
High School Earth Science 5: There are costs, benefits, and consequences of exploration, development, and consumption of renewable and nonrenewable resources
High School Life Science 2: The size and persistence of populations depend on their interactions with each other and on the abiotic factors in an ecosystem.
At your facility (with an option to add on a field trip to Denver Zoo)
Consecutive classes should take place in the same location.
Maximum of 30 participants per class.
This program is a joint venture between the zoo and the teacher so it is imperative that the teacher participates by facilitating the lessons provided.
Bilingual classes may be available upon request.
This program has 10 lessons (there is an additional option for a field trip to Denver Zoo) to be facilitated over the course of one semester. Dates and start times vary, according to your scheduling needs and our availability.
We are currently accepting applications.
10 total lessons:
Denver Zoo staff will work with the teacher to schedule a meeting to outline the program and teacher-facilitated curriculum, discuss logistics for projects, etc.
$450/first class, $375 each additional consecutive class.
A $50 refundable deposit is required at the teacher meeting. This is not included in the program cost and will be returned once the suitcase is returned to the zoo with all materials included.
Scholarships are available: Learn more about Denver Zoo’s Scholarship Fund.
Layover fees apply to breaks exceeding 60 minutes between classes.
Travel fees apply to locations outside of SCFD boundaries.