Kansas City Zoo

The Kansas City Zoo connects people to each other and the natural world to promote understanding, appreciation and conservation.

The mission of the Kansas City Zoo Education Department is to positively change behavior by instilling in all people the desire and knowledge to respect and conserve wildlife and nature.


  • Museum/library/STEM-rich institution or attraction

Audience Served

  • Educators
  • Everyone
  • Families
  • Students: Elementary
  • Students: High School
  • Students: Middle School
  • Students: Pre-K

Opportunities Offered

  • After school/out of school
  • Field trip
  • In school
  • Summer camp

Focus Areas

  • Biology
  • Earth and Environmental Science
  • General Science