Explore Zoology

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And God said, “Let the earth bring forth living creatures according to their kinds—livestock and creeping things and beasts of the earth according to their kinds.” (Genesis 1:24)

Zoology is the study of animals and their behaviors. From cute little hedgehogs to massive camels, Explore Zoology offers an in-depth look at a variety of animals in God’s creation. Learn about animal kinds and study animal behavior through close-up animal encounters with our trained zoologists.

Open to students ages 11 to 18.

Explore Zoology is a 3-hour program scheduled from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Explore Days program is on a four-year rotating schedule. Each Explore Day includes a minimum of three hands-on, interactive sessions. The yearly topics are provided in the schedule below.

Please keep in mind that some of our activities are contingent upon weather.

Availability is limited, so sign up today!

Pricing & Registration

  • $29.99/student (museum general admission is not required or included)
  • Includes all scheduled events and parking fee.

You can find answers to common questions on the Explore Days FAQ page.

Please contact us for more information or if you would like to schedule an exclusive Explore day for your group.


Four-Year Rotating Schedule

  Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4
Session 1 Creation Rule: Exotic Pets Animal Design: Knitted Together Animal Behavior: Animal Groups Created Kinds: Fish & Birds
Session 2 Creation Rule: Domestication Animal Design: Balancing Act Animal Behavior: Food & Foraging Created Kinds: Beasts of the Field
Session 3 Creation Rule: Animal Training Lab Animal Design: Food & Waste Animal Behavior: Enrichment Created Kinds: Creeping Things

The Fall 2024 and Spring 2025 seasons of Explore will be covering Year 3 topics.