Guides & Resources

Shedd offers an array of complementary resources for classroom, home school or other educators. Explore conservation and sustainability, animal habitats, the Great Lakes and more!

Learning Labs

Our learning lab guides will help you make the most of your Shedd experience.  

Exhibit Guides

These exhibit guides let you dive deeper into Shedd’s animal collection and habitats to help you plan a field trip that meets your needs. 

Conservation Videos & Educator Guides

Our conservation videos and educator guides enhance classroom learning through visual mediums. 

Educator Resource Kits

Our educator resource kits give you new tools for learning. 

Ten Fun Finds

With these printable maps, you can guide your students through a themed exploration of Shedd's exhibits and animals.

Educator Map

Use this map to help you navigate on your Shedd field trip.