Stage 3 - 5: Enclosure Design

Stage 3 - 5: Enclosure Design


Modern Zoos are conservation, education and research facilities that support wildlife conservation both onsite and in the wild. In this fascinating workshop, students learn how enclosures are designed to support the animals needs and allows them to display their natural adaptations. They will learn about and consider animal welfare and enrichment, visitor engagement and interpretation, keeper safety and functionality, as well as budgeting and ethical, sustainable design principles.

Learning resource: download the Enclosure Design resource.

Suitable for

Stage 3 - 5 Science, Technology and Engineering.


Taronga Institute for Science & Learning.