Alexandria Zoo Social Science Fair

April 12, 2014

ZooScienceFairStudents in 5th – 12th grades can compete in the Zoo’s first Social Science Fair.  Individuals or groups can participate to win prizes like zoo memberships, animal adoptions, zoo passes, pizza parties and more.  Visit our website for the fair rules and entry form.

What?  Alexandria Zoo Social Science Fair 2014

When?  Saturday, April 12, 2014 during Party for the Planet

Who?  Individuals or Groups* in Grades 5th – 12th  *Group is defined as an organized group of 5 – 25 individuals such as a school class, boy scout troop, girl scout troop, 4-H club, etc.

Where?  Alexandria Zoo, 3016 Masonic Drive, Alexandria, LA 71301

Rules, Checklist and Entry Form

Levels

Level I   5th & 6th
Level II   7th & 8th
Level III   9th – 12th

Rules and Checklist >> Download Now

Entry Form >> Register Now

Questions?  Email earthfair@thealexandriazoo.com

The Project

Focus – Study of social interactions involving animals.

Topic Suggestions:

Animal social groups
i.e. – Wolf Pack, Lion Pride

Cultures involving animals
i.e. – Impact of animals on Mayan culture

Animal behaviors
i.e. – Animal enrichment, training, and conditioning

Conservation
i.e. – Impact of palm oil plantations on orangutans

Deadline to Enter:  Tuesday April 2, 2014

Awards and Recognition

All entrants will receive a certificate of participation.  1st – 3rd place prizes will be awarded for each Level in both the individual and group categories.  Winners’ names and photos will be posted on the Alexandria Zoo website, Facebook page, and in the Zoo.

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