Discovering Galapagos

Galapagos Conservation Trust LogoDiscovering Galapagos

Discover the Galapagos Islands with ZSL and the Galapagos Conservation Trust (GCT). We have teamed up to design a comprehensive teacher resource pack to enable you and your upper KS2 or KS3 class to discover more about the incredible Galapagos Islands and the unique wildlife that lives there.


PDF icon KS2 Tortoise Trackers at ZSL (1.21 MB) Analyse how the tortoises at ZSL London Zoo react to different weather conditions.

PDF icon KS2 Tortoise Shapes and Sizes (1.21 MB) Examine the size and shape of the tortoises at ZSL London Zoo and determine how these adaptations help the species survive in the wild.


PDF icon KS3 Tortoise Trackers at ZSL (1.13 MB) Critically analyse the reactions of the ZSL London Zoo tortoises to UV light and draw conclusions from the data collected.

PDF icon KS3 Tortoise Shapes and Sizes (1.22 MB) An advanced look at the adaptations of the tortoise and the influences of Climate Change on the Galapagos Islands.


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Contact our Supporter Services team on 0344 225 1826 to book your school trip now.

World Turtle Day

To celebrate World Turtle Day (23rd May) The Galapagos Conservation Trust will be giving out activity sheets at ZSL London Zoo. Alternatively, you can print off your own before your visit!

PDF icon World Turtle Day booklet - Inside pages (2.31 MB)

PDF icon World Turtle Day booklet - Outside pages (1.72 MB)