Zoology Zoology

What is Zoology?

Zoology is the study of all animals of all shapes and sizes, from tiny insects to large mammals. Zoologists investigate what animals eat and how they live, and how animals interact with their habitats.

 

Zoology Stuff:

Feed the Birds

Feed the Birds

Make your own bird feeder and record your observations in a bird journal.

Around the World with DNA

Around the World with DNA

Travel around the world with museum scientists: from Madagascar to Indonesia.

Beautiful Breeds

Beautiful Breeds

Explore amazing facts about some of the 200 breeds of horses living today.

Carly's Adventures In Wasp Land

Carly's Adventures In Wasp Land

Follow Carly's comic book adventures in Wasp Land.

Crazy Camouflage

Crazy Camouflage

Create a flounder fish that's hard to spot!

Create a Coral Reef

Create a Coral Reef

Make a 3D diorama! All you need are pasta, Play-Doh, pipe cleaners, pom-poms, and hair curlers.

Draw a Monarch

Draw a Monarch

Learn how to create a scientific illustration of a monarch butterfly in a few easy steps!

Feed the Birds

Feed the Birds

Make your own bird feeder and record your observations in a bird journal.

Horse Gaits Flipbooks: Walk, Trot, and Gallop!

Horse Gaits Flipbooks: Walk, Trot, and Gallop!

How do horses move? Find out with these flipbooks.

In Pictures: Extreme Mammals

In Pictures: Extreme Mammals

Take a look at some unusual living and extinct mammals.

In Pictures: Flamingos

In Pictures: Flamingos

Find out what's so fascinating about these beautiful, pink birds.

Make Your Own Creatures of Light

Make Your Own Creatures of Light

Create land and sea animals that "glow" in the dark!

Make Your Own Horse Stationery

Make Your Own Horse Stationery

Send a note to a friend with these horsey letterheads.

Mammal Flip Books

Mammal Flip Books

How do mammals move? Make flipbooks to see six different mammals in action.

Moving Mammals

Moving Mammals

Explore how mammals run, fly, swim, walk, hop, and swing!

North American Mammals Coloring Book

North American Mammals Coloring Book

Bring six North American mammals to life with this coloring book.

Ocean Creature Feature

Ocean Creature Feature

What adaptations help these creatures survive?

Rubber Blubber Gloves

Rubber Blubber Gloves

How do whales and walruses stay warm in chilly waters? Grab some gloves and find out.

Saving Species

Saving Species

Take a world-wide tour of biodiversity with three scientists.

Slowing the Flow

Slowing the Flow

How do mammals respond to cold water? Take the plunge into icy water and find out.

Super Teeth

Super Teeth

Explore mammal teeth with this matching game and coloring book.

Talking to Fireflies

Talking to Fireflies

Have you ever wondered why and how fireflies flash?

The Butterfly Kingdom

The Butterfly Kingdom

Find out about Taiwan's fascinating fluttering insects.

They Glow!

They Glow!

Discover how these deep sea creatures create their own light!

Tree of Life

Tree of Life

Explore this family tree of living things on Earth.

What's this? Life at the Limits

What's This? Life at the Limits

Discover how species have evolved to survive in some of the most extreme environments on Earth.

Wonderful World of Wasps

Wonderful World of Wasps

Wasps can live in hives of thousands, but did you know that most wasps are solitary? Get the facts. 

You Are The Queen

You Are The Queen

Can you build a successful wasp colony? Make the right choices and your offspring might have a future!