CSS is not available in your browser. Though all content is accessible, the page will not appear as intended.

Skip Navigation


Electronic Field Trips

Electronic Field Trip to the Louisville Zoo

Habitats and animal care
Grade Levels:
60 minutes
Taping Rights:
MARC Record:
Web Site:
KET Online
Teaching Materials:
See Below
Program Schedule and Streaming Links:
See Below

The animals and staff of the Louisville Zoo host a very special behind-the-scenes tour for Kentucky teachers and students. See how training of animals makes caring for them easier for zoo staff. Learn about the successful captive breeding program for the black-footed ferret; watch a zoo veterinarian at work; and learn about an innovative rotation system which allows animals to move between different habitats. Produced 1999.

Program of Studies
Biological Science: Unity and Diversity
Practical Living/Vocational Studies: Career Awareness, Exploration, Planning

Your time zone has not been set. We invite you to customize our pages to your own time zone. In the meantime, all times default to Eastern Time.

2012/13 KETKY Program Schedule

The Louisville Zoo staff and animals host a special behind-the-scenes tour for teachers and students. Interviews with animal ke'epers, trainers, veterinarians, and other zoo staff members cover such topics as how elephants, seals, tapirs, and tigers are trained to make their care easier for both people and animals; how a captive-breeding program has brought the black-footed ferret back from near extinction; how doctors work with exotic animals; and more. A 1998 KET production.

The schedule listed here includes only airings on the KETKY channel. See the complete Electronic Field Trip to the Louisville Zoo broadcast schedule for airings on all KET channels.

Kentucky Academic Expectations

This program relates to the following Kentucky Academic Expectations.

Kentucky schools may tape and retain programs according to the rights listed above. For further information, contact the KET Education Division.

Electronic Field Trip to the Falls of the Ohio
Electronic Field Trip to the Mountain Homeplace

Browse by Selecting a and/or Area

KET Educational Links
Education | P-12 On-Air | ITV Videos Home

Curriculum Areas
Arts & Humanities | Field Trips | Foreign Language | Mathematics | Practical Living/Vocational Studies
Reading/Writing | Secondary GED | Science | Social Studies | Technology/Media
Professional Development

MARC Records | KY Academic Expectations | Search/Browse | Printable Catalog

600 Cooper Drive, Lexington, KY 40502 (859) 258-7000 (800) 432-0951

Last Updated: Thursday, 29-Sep-2016 03:18:49 Eastern Daylight Time