Posted In Education | 26th September 2019

Dublin Zoo calls on budding young designers to take part in the ‘Giraffe Habitat Challenge’

To celebrate the giraffe new arrival and Science Week 2019, Dublin Zoo is calling upon your school class to participate in ‘The Giraffe Habitat Challenge’. This innovative competition tasks budding young designers to try their hand at creating a new giraffe habitat.

To enter, teachers will sign up their students to a one-day programme at Dublin Zoo where they will learn from a team of experts including zookeepers, engineers and sustainability experts before setting on their challenge to design a new giraffe habitat.

‘The Giraffe Habitat Challenge’ takes place from Monday 4th to Friday 8th November and Monday 11th to Friday 15th November 2019 in Dublin Zoo. The programme has been specifically designed for 3rd – 6th class primary students and 1st to transition year secondary students.

The winner, one primary school entry and one secondary school entry, will receive an incredible €2,000 off their school’s electricity bill for a year. The runners up will secure a trip to W5 in Belfast for their entire class, with thanks to SSE Airtricity. SSE Airtricity is Ireland’s largest provider of 100% green energy and sustainability partner to Dublin Zoo.

For more info, prices and to book your class please contact the Discovery and Learning Team on education@dublinzoo.ie or 01 474 8932