Math at the Zoo

Value Added Standards

2. Students will collaborate to investigate and/or solve real problems in their community.
4.  Students will develop a deep cultural understanding by collaborating directly with learners from other cultures.

Academic Standards

0.1.1 Understand the relationship between quantities and whole numbers up to 31
0.3.2 Compare and order objects according to location and measurable attributes.

Science Living things are diverse with many different observable characteristics


1d. identify trends and forecast possibilities
2b. communicate information and ideas effectively to multiple audiences using a variety of media and formats
3d. process data and report results

Project Description

As an enhancement to our Animals 2x2 FOSS Science unit Kindergarten students learn about math in the real world by visiting our community partner the Como Zoo.  After the visit students graph the animal data they collected on the computer.  Students also learn about animal classification and habitats during this unit.  

Sample Projects

Community Partnerships

Como Zoo
San Diego Zoo