Discovery Program: “It’s Classified” - Grade 3

Fur and feathers. Exoskeletons and scales. Body coverings are just one way to classify animals.

Make more of your zoo school day by adding this hands-on program, focusing on classification of the animal world.

This in-depth study, with a focus on invertebrates, will allow students to investigate the diverse animal kingdom.


“It’s Classified” is a classroom based program, complete with a visit from one of our animal ambassadors, designed for third grade students. Each session includes an opportunity to hone scientific skills through:

  • Hands-on explorations
  • Science notebook components
  • Animal Encounters

“It’s Classified” connects with the following Next Generation Sunshine State Standards:


This program can be fit into your Zoo School day for an additional fee, adding to your list of standards met. Groups of more than 70 participants must be able to stay until 1:30 p.m.


Students: $5 each (in addition to the Zoo School fee)


  • Classroom Teachers: one FREE per classroom
  • One Chaperone per 15 paid students: FREE
  • Additional Chaperones: $5 each (in addition to the Zoo School fee)
  • *Chaperones are required for school field trips. Maximum number of chaperones (INCLUDING teachers, free and paying chaperones) is ONE per FOUR students.

    All pricing and programs are subject to change and availability.