Sophisticated Science is Turtle Back Zoos new program geared towards people ages 14 and up . This program is perfect for those interested in science, conservation, zoo animals, and animal careers. Both mini-series and individual seminars will be offered over the course of this program, so be sure to keep an eye out as we continue to add more topics!
Biology, Evolution, and Adaptations is a single seminar session exploring the basics of biology and genetics, how evolution occurs over time, and how evolution is reflected in animal species' adaptations today.
The program includes a lesson in the Berson Education Center classrooms followed by a zoo tour and an animal presentation. Seminars will run throughout the spring. Additional dates will continue to be added, so please be sure to check back for updates. Classes are offered Sunday afternoons from 1 pm to 3 pm. This is an in-person program. Face coverings are required. The program does not include zoo admission.