20 August Summer Biology School of Kharkov Regional Department of Minor Academy of Science was held at Kharkov Zoo. This school was organized together with Kharkov Educators' House for schoolcholdren who are working on research projects of Minor Academy of Science.
The topic of this year was biodiversity. Within this topical frame schoolchildren fulfilled various tasks in zoology, botanics and nature protection. One of the contests had to deal with European White Pelicans, "birds of 2015 year", another contest dealt with Redbook Fauna of Ukraine, the third contest was dedicated to bears, the fourth - to local flora, the fithe contest demanded schoolchildren to recognize various animals by preparations and collections kept in the House of Young Biologists of Kharkov Zoo. The most successful participants received sweet prizes from the organizers but the main gain was, of course, the knowledge received and nice mood that children got in the Zoo.