Virtual Field Trip Details
VFT Information
Title:Desert Adaptations
Description:We step inside the World’s Largest Indoor Desert for this engaging program. Look up to see the world’s largest glazed geodesic dome, look down and see cactus, birds and mammals. Learn about this unique ecosystem with fun, engaging activates and meet one of our Animal Ambassadors and its handler.

Grade Levels:KindergartenGrade 1Grade 2Grade 3Grade 4Grade 5Grade 6Grade 7
VFT Type:Talk to the Expert
Meeting Time:Schedule Upon Request By Teacher
Duration:45 minutes
Registration Info:Go to the following site to register for an Omaha Zoo VFT presentation - http://www.omahazoo.com/zoo2you 
zoo2you@OmahaZoo.com or call (402) 738-6905.
Tech Requirements:Video conferencing system (Polycom, Lifesize) or desktop applications (Lifesize Cloud or ClearSea, Zoom, Jabber) can connect to this conference.  

If your site has a web camera but no software, Omaha’s Zoo & Aquarium will provide the software connect at no charge.

Additional Cost Info:

Provider Information
Provider Name:Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium

Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo is ranked one of the best Zoos in the World by TripAdvisor and is the top family friendly attraction by FamilyFun Magazine. Home to the world’s largest indoor desert, North America’s largest indoor rainforest, and the world’s largest indoor swamp, the Henry Doorly Zoo is Nebraska’s #1 attended tourist attraction and a world leader in conservation.





Pleasanton 5th and 6th Graders participated in a virtual field trip to Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo, connecting with Mr. Peter Brunette, Zoo Outreach Coordinator. The connection was live to the Lied Jungle showcasing a ‘behind the scene’ viewpoint with Mr. Brunette. Students were able to ask questions and see a variety of species in the Lied Jungle. Click to see more student comments.




Contact:Peter Brunette
Phone Number:402-738-6905