Let the Zoo help you and your students engage with and celebrate Australia’s nationally recognised events in literacy and biodiversity. Below are the special workshops on offer.

World Rhino Day

Thu 18th Sep 2014 - Fri 19th Sep 2014
This year the Taronga Western Plains Zoo Education Team will be supporting rhinos through running special classes for World Rhino Day.

Cycle for a Species - Term 1 2014

As part of your Zoo visit, your class will visit the Education Centre for a 45 minute workshop and learn about climate change in relation to some of our iconic native species. We will discuss the Zoo’s current conservation campaigns and how students can influence behaviour change in their families and school communities.

World Water Day

The Zoo will celebrate International World Water Day with a variety of workshops and activities. We will focus on the recreational use of our local wetland environments and the importance of wetland ecosystems to biodiversity.

Evolution of Australian Biota

Curriculum-related workshop on Year 12 Biology Topic - Evolution of Australian Biota. Taronga Western Plains Zoo Education Centre will present live encounters with a range of Australian animals. See how these animals are adapted to their environment.

National Science Week – Energy Evolution

Science Week is celebrated each year to acknowledge the wonderful role that science and technology plays in our communities.

Biodiversity Month at Taronga Western Plains Zoo

Book Week is celebrated each year to acknowledge the wonderful role that books and stories play in our lives. It showcases new and exciting Australian books and authors and highlights how important reading is. To celebrate 2014 Book Week, Taronga Western Plains Zoo has joined forces with Literature Live! to bring you exciting, educational workshops.