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RZSS Education

Science in the Language Classroom - Spanish

Learn about RZSS projects in South America with our fun and interactive quiz session. Questions and answers are in Spanish and include animal names, threats, numbers, colours and parts of the body. The session includes sound files from a native Spanish speaker. 

Pre and post activities are available along with a Spanish pack of materials –see here for details



Age Suitability: P4-7

Availability: Edinburgh Zoo

Duration of lesson: 50 minutes

Maximum Class size: 160


Learning Outcomes:

§  To gain an understanding of the work of RZSS in South America. 

§  To know and understand some of the threats animals face in the wild today.

§  To recognise some simple Spanish vocabulary and phrases.

Curriculum for Excellence Experiences and Outcomes:

  • SCN 2-08a 'I can discuss the environmental impact of human activity and suggest ways in which we can live in a more environmentally responsible way' 
  • SCN 2-20a 'Through research and discussion I have an appreciation of the contribution that individuals are making to scientific discovery and invention and the impact this has made on society'
  • MLAN 2-08a 'I work on my own and with others to understand text using appropriate resources, demonstrating my understanding by matching written words to pictures and by reconstructing the text in a logical sequence.'
  • MLAN 2-09a 'I work on my own and with others to read and discuss simple texts in the language I am learning. I can share simple facts about features of life in some of the countries where the language I am learning is spoken.'