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College Groups

$16 PER STUDENT FOR COLLEGE INSTRUCTOR LED

Annual passes are not valid for school programs.


Georgia Aquarium's two-hour college programs allow for focused learning opportunities where groups can expand their understanding of aquatic ecosystems. Programs take place Monday-Friday and can be scheduled at 12:45 p.m. and 1:45 p.m. We encourage college groups, if time permits, to first tour the Aquarium and then participate in the instructor-led program. This will allow for an enriched experience based on the foundational knowledge gained during the visit.

College group programs include admission. To book a college program experience or get more information, please call 404.581.4121.

Program Options

Behind the Waterworks
Science majors* will gain insights into the Aquarium’s research, conservation and husbandry efforts. Throughout this advanced program, students will visit behind the scenes areas to see how we care for our living collection, discuss our conservation efforts and learn about our research projects. Future scientists will have the opportunity to see science in action and explore some of the career pathways available at the Aquarium.
*This program is designed specifically for biology, marine science, zoology, natural resource and psychology (animal) majors.

Beyond the Classroom
Pre-service teachers will gain insights into how the Georgia Aquarium can enhance the classroom learning experience for their students. Throughout this program, pre-service teachers will visit behind the scenes areas to see how our programs operate, discuss some of the teaching methods we use and acquire helpful tips on how to integrate the Georgia Aquarium into their future classroom curriculum.
*This program is designed specifically for pre-service teachers currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate level program.

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