What is the role of a contemporary zoo? Is it a business or a conservation centre? Is a zoo's role to educate or entertain the public? Are zoos for the benefit of animals or people? If you are planning an excursion to a local zoo your students will have the opportunity to explore not only a range of animals but also the ethics and welfare implicit... Read more »

Finding Out

Students will need to obtain more information about the issues they are going to investigate. They can identify questions of interest and research these either in small groups or on their own. Once information is gathered, it can be shared using chosen communication methods e.g. short presentations. Students can continue finding out by completing a range of investigations, including gathering data. They use appropriate methods to present and communicate what they have found out.

  1. Fighting Extinctions – Zoos: For People Or Animals? – Years 7 & 8
    Fighting Extinctions – Zoos: For People Or Animals? – Years 7 & 8
  2. Fighting Extinction – The Ethics Of Zoos – Years 9 & 10
    Fighting Extinction – The Ethics Of Zoos – Years 9 & 10