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Virtual Field Trips


School has gone virtual, and so have we! We have adapted our programs to aid teachers with new virtual content that aims to deliver a more targeted learning experience with curriculum specific learning objectives. Come explore The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens. No reservations required!

To make a suggestion on our new Virtual Field Trips, contact us (760) 346-5694 or email


Kindergarten Virtual Education

Giraffes (JUMA) – What makes them all unique?

A fun look at the Giraffe! They all look alike but what makes them different and unique? A close look at patterns and adaptations while also inviting students to have fun with different post visit activities and crafts. Teacher lesson plan includes pre-visit activities and knowledge description for success of this event.

Additional grade level virtual field trips coming soon.

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