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H-F’s Zoo/Bots: A truly wild learning experience

For more than 30 years, Homewood-Flossmoor High School students have been able to explore the world of plants and animals through Zoo/Bots.

This extracurricular club, a combination of zoology and botany, has 125 members. It gives students a chance to learn about plants in the H-F greenhouse and how to care for animals that are housed in the animal labs. There’s also a classroom component for seniors.

The discovery comes when the club members handle the reptiles, such as tortoises, bearded dragons and geckos, and birds of all sizes.  There’s also an aquarium stocked with . . .

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