Virtual Penguins Workshop
for Children in Grades 3 & Up

Penguin Workshop complements Next Generation Science Standards and encourages 21st-century skills development

Students Will Learn To…

Grow scientific curiosity

Expand creativity through science

Develop our young future leaders into stewards of penguins and our planet

Advance problem-solving skills

Keep your kids interacting with their peers

Penguin Workshop was designed to inspire students to be conservation leaders through STEM activities and real-world problem-solving. You don’t have to be an adult to make a difference to save penguins!

Katie Propp

Meet Your Instructor, Katie Propp

Mrs. Katie’s decade of experience in education programming in informal education settings drove her proven success in interpreting science to diverse audiences through STEM programs and curriculums.

Katie worked with The Denver Zoo, The Center of Science and Industry, The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens, The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, The Chicago Zoological Society, and Polar Bears International. Katie has a B.S. in Zoology from Southern Illinois University with a concentration on Wildlife Biology and Conservation.

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Penguin Workshop Information


Recommended for Grades 3 & Up!

Workshop Format

Waddle into Virtual Penguin Workshops. These 1-hour long classes cover a new topic each month! From penguin behavior to engineering challenges, bird adaptations to the science of feathers, each Penguin Workshop complements Next Generation Science Standards and encourages 21st-century skills development.

Workshop Dates & Times

Offered Virtually at 10 AM MDT and 5 PM MDT Tuesdays and Thursdays.


  • Penguins International Expert Educator
  • Downloadable Workshop Workbook
  • Extension Activities and Resource List

2020 Penguin Workshop Schedule

Penguin Behavior 

September 22, 24, 29th, and October 1, 6, or 8th 

What do penguins do? Learn penguin behavior by creating and testing out an ethogram- a tool to measure penguin behavior, explore penguin interactions, and discover the differences between instincts and behaviors.

Feather Feature

October 20, 22, 27, 29th, and November 3rd and 5th

What is black and white and fun all over? Penguins of course! Take a closer look at feathers and examine how they work to help penguins survive. Experiment with color and explore the world of birds in a new way! 

Penguins and Pencils: Scientific Illustration

November 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, and December 1st

Expand creativity through science! This workshop is designed for budding artists to explore how art and science can be used together to save penguins. Put your pencils to paper to bring penguins to life. 

Exciting Eggsperiments!

December 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 29, and 31st 

Crack the code behind the science of eggs. Discover what makes an egg unique and how penguin eggs are critical to penguin life cycles! Test out some cool experiments and learn why nests are so important.

Macaroni Penguin

Workshop Rate

$30 per student for one hour-long session!


If you are a teacher or scout leader interested in having a penguin workshop brought virtually to your classroom or event please email [email protected] for pricing and scheduling details.

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