Are zoos necessary for education?

In today’s modern world, there is an increasing debate about whether zoos are fundamental for education or not. Regardless of the technological facilities to teach everything about mother nature, my thinking on this matter is that zoos are necessary. Below, the following essay will demonstrate arguments in favor of zoos. The reasons for my approach are intellectual and social.

From an intellectual perspective, visiting zoos is an interactive technique to acquire knowledge based on experience. Academic growth is usually cultivated with diverse teaching methods. Hands-On is one of them. Thus, from all the numerous benefits that zoos have in society, education is one of them. Natural Sciences teachers guarantee that looking directly at the animals encourages environmental awareness. Even though nowadays technological advancements allow the virtual recognition of the animals, it is strongly believed that human interaction will never be replaced by a virtual illustration. A recent study made by the primary school team at the University of British Columbia found that well above sixty percent of students love to learn through outside activities such as museums, zoos, and institutional visits. An eleven-year-old kid during a survey wrote ‘’It is difficult to forget information when you are learning under a memorable experience with your buddies’’.

From a social perspective, zoos are considered a recreational activity able to foster interpersonal skills. Recreational practices deliver the opportunity to grow as individuals. During the zoo´s visits, instructors usually prepare events after having accomplished academic purposes. These may include picnics, games, interesting conversations about the outside experience, and group pictures. Following this further, outdoor interactions collaborate to make us closer not just in the classroom. As an illustration two years ago the world-famous writer Molly Winters wrote an article in the New York Times about the benefits of outdoor activities. The article included how every educational trip from school was used to promote communication with her parents. Thus, it is evident that the positive outcomes of visiting places like the zoo are significant.

In conclusion, Socrates once said ´´Knowledge is power´´ and what´s best than learning outdoor. Mother nature found in zoos can be used to develop a clear understanding of the world’s environment. Likewise, the positive aspects of visiting them boost social growth.

IDEAS:

Idea 1: From an intellectual perspective, visiting zoos is an interactive technique to acquire knowledge based on experience.

Idea 2: From a social perspective, zoos are considered a recreational activity able to foster interpersonal skills.

+1 Top 14 Vocabulary

  1. Monther nature

2. Interactive technique, recreational practices

3. Academic growth

4. Teaching methods

5. Hands-On

6. Natural Sciences

7. Environmental awareness

8. Human interaction will never be replaced by a virtual illustration.

9. Primary school

10. Outside activities: museums, zoos, and institutional visits

11. To foster interpersonal skills.

12. Academic purposes

13. Boost social growth

14. Positive outcomes

Warnings about this essay

  1. Warnings about this essay
  2. The essay above was written by an IELTS student.
  3. The opinions on the essay may not be the real inclination of the author.
  4. Having English as a second language may cause grammar mistakes.
  5. Since it was written for educational purposes numerous illustrations tend to be fake.
  6. Please use the information on my platform to generate ideas about IELTS topics and vocabulary only.

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This blog portraits my IELTS journey as a self-taught student. Please take my essays to develop vocabulary and your idea bank. Good luck! :)