Bronx Zoo

Objective:

Students describe a major attraction in the Bronx. They locate the attraction on a map, identify how to travel to get there, identify the types of jobs that people might have there or businesses that it might support.

Questions to Explore:

What is the Bronx Zoological Society?  Where is it?  How do you get there?  How are the animals obtained?  How is the living space designed for the animals? Who works at the Bronx Zoo?

 Materials:

Bronx maps—street, subway and bus.

Suggested Photos:

African Plains Animals

Elephant Eating at the Bronx Zoo

Giant Panda at Play

Swan Finds Home at the Bronx Zoo 

Suggested Bronxboro Article & Web Site:

Bronx Zoological Park Opened 25 Years Ago…

Bronx Zoo (web site)

Sample Subjects:

Zoos; Animals; Parks; Recreation