MAIN PROGRAM COSTS

$250* includes teacher and student resources and live expert panel for up to 50 students

*Scholarships available! Submit an application.

LIVE EXPERT PANEL TIMES

2021-2022 School Year Dates Coming Soon!

2021-2022 School Year Dates Coming Soon!

Conservation Challenge: Boreal Toad

For Students in Grades 4–6

With our new Virtual Classroom Conservation Challenge, you and up to 30 students will work with Denver Zoo animal care and conservation professionals to address the dramatic decline of the boreal toad. With vetted resources and access to experts, your students will be inspired to make a difference for these endangered, native-to-Colorado amphibians!

  • Unique virtual opportunity
  • 3–5-week self-paced timeline
  • Problem-based learning style
  • Access to experts + resources
  • Live Expert Panel with chat capabilities
  • Add-on events available—click tab below!

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*IMPORTANT REGISTRATION INFORMATION*

Your registration fees include one Live Expert Panel, with the option to purchase additional live sessions. To get the most out of your panel, it should fall in the second or third week of your timeline—so simply choose your date, and then plan your program cadence with that date in mind. To register:

  1. Click the REGISTER button at above left.
  2. Select your expert panel date, and check out.
  3. Your classroom materials + $25 off coupon will arrive within 48 hours.
  4. Use coupon to enhance your experience with add-on packages.
  5. Start your curriculum and get ready for an awesome expert panel!

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Program

Conservation Challenge: Boreal Toad

For Students in Grades 4–6

Looking for an amazing way to engage learners and spark enthusiasm? Ask them to solve a real-world problem that really matters! With our new Virtual Classroom Conservation Challenge, you and up to 50 students will work with Denver Zoo animal care and conservation professionals to address the dramatic decline of the boreal toad. With vetted educational resources and access to experts, your students will be inspired to make a difference for these endangered, native-to-Colorado amphibians!

  • Unique virtual opportunity
  • 3–5-week self-paced timeline
  • Problem-based learning style
  • Access to experts + resources
  • Live Expert Panel with chat capabilities
  • Click here to see add-on Live Events!

About the LIVE Expert Panel

Your registration fees include one Live Expert Panel, with the option to purchase additional live sessions. During this *LIVE* 45-minute town hall-style event, you’ll have real-time access to Denver Zoo experts—with the ability to ask questions and influence the conversation as your class navigates the content with our professionals.

There’s never been a better time to help students understand the effects of environmental change—and how their actions can have a positive impact on Colorado’s ecosystems, and the amazing species they support! For more program information and to register your class or classes, click the button below.

About the Educator Guide

Included in the cost of your Conservation Challenge, the Educator Guide has been carefully crafted to provide you with a step-by-step outline that will support, drive and direct learners through this engaging program. The guide comes complete with backwards design, learning criteria and more than 30+ vetted resources for students and teachers.

Timeline
Our Experts
Add-Ons

Teachers Love Our Conservation Challenge!

“The access to experts develops powerful connections to the project for learners.”

Andrea Overton, STEM Coordinator
STEM Lab School, Northglenn, CO

“An excellent STEM-related experience for my students to realize how they can be impactful in their own community.”

Jayme Margolin-Sneider
Earth/STEM teacher

“Students are engaged in a real-world problem with the resources they need to come up with solutions.”

Felicia Evans, STEM Coordinator
STEM Launch School, Thornton, CO

Experiences for Learners at Every Level

Teachers, we also offer standalone experiences featuring one-on-one interaction with Denver Zoo's knowledgeable educators and wonderful animals. Book a Classroom Safari for up to 30 participants.