It Began with a Roar Curriculum
(Grades 3 to 6) The San Diego Zoo celebrated its 100th birthday in 2016, and you can keep the celebration alive. Explore the history of the Zoo with the It Began with a Roar Teacher Resources and Activities guide. Connected to Common Core standards, the activities introduce students to iconic Zoo animals and outstanding Zoo leaders. Students can also try their hand at being leaders themselves, by creating their own zoo exhibits. The guide includes full-page pictures, animal profiles, biographies of Zoo leaders, seven in-classroom activities, a glossary, Common Core standards, and focus topics for student visits to the Zoo.