ALERT: After careful consideration, we have made the decision to close Georgia Aquarium to public guests. We continue to closely monitor this ever-evolving situation around COVID-19 with the ongoing commitment to the health and wellbeing of our guests, staff, volunteers and animals.

Let the Animals Come to You

What better way to continue your education and keep kids’ curiosity piqued than to adventure with Georgia Aquarium from afar?

  • Join us daily and weekly for live streaming events
  • Get regular updates on our animals
  • Download lesson plans and resources
  • Learn about all the animals in our facility
  • And much, much more

Please check back regularly for new content and updates.

Deep Sea Learning Videos with Our Education Department

Our Education Department loves teaching, sharing, and showing real life scenarios that help students of all ages learn about the sea and its many creatures. Tune in for new episodes twice a week.

Deep Sea Learning with Georgia Aquarium's Education Department

Use Our Tools for Teaching

At home or in the classroom, our lesson plans will keep inquisitive minds going for hours. Download yours today.

School Programs at the Aquarium

Grades K-2

Grades K-2

Grades 3-5

Grades 3-5

  • Thirsty Anyone? – Students will describe what pollution is, identify sources of non-point source pollution and learn how humans will effect the environment and its influence on the plants and animals that share it with us.
  • From Brook to Ocean – Students will be able to create an understanding that everyone is part of a watershed and that humans can affect that watershed in positive and negative ways.
  • What is a Watershed? – Students will learn what a watershed is and how rivers are connected to the ocean.
  • Useable Water – Students will investigate the concept that water is a limited resource.
  • Pollution Solutions – Students will examine what water pollution is and types.
  • Protecting our Backyard – Students will identify variables that impact our schoolyard creek and ultimately our watershed.
  • Watery Webs! – Students will be able to describe the diversity and interdependence of organisms within various habitats of a watershed.
  • What is the Story with Sand? – Students will differentiate between sand, soil and other small particles and understand that sand is the result of weathering and erosion.
  • Erosion and Deposition along Rivers and Seashores, Part 1: Modeling in the Classroom – Students will understand the causes and effects of erosion, deposition and weathering.
  • Erosion and Deposition along Rivers and Seashores, Part 2: Hunting from Space – Students will understand the causes and effects of erosion, deposition and weathering.
  • Eye in the Sky – Students will investigate land use and water quality.

Grades 6-8

Grades 6-8

  • Effects of Turbulence on Dissolved Oxygen – Students will discover the importance of dissolved oxygen to a healthy aquatic ecosystem and how dissolved oxygen in water can be increased.
  • Sim’s Isle – Students will gain the perspective of a variety of stakeholders on development of barrier islands. Students will exercise environmental decision-making, critical thinking, creative thinking and problem solving.
  • The Ocean’s Nursery – Through the use of art, students will investigate marsh life and the impact that pollution in estuaries has on the food chain and local economics.
  • What is a Watershed? – Students will learn what a watershed is and how rivers are connected to the ocean.
  • Song of the Chattahoochee: Appreciating Nature Through Literature – Students will identify literary elements of a poem and discuss ways in which they are connected to water.
  • What is the Story with Sand? – Students will differentiate between sand, soil and other small particles, and understand that sand is the result of weathering and erosion.
  • Useable Water – Students will investigate the concept that water is a limited resource.
  • Water, Water, Everywhere – Students will be able to identify point and non-point source pollutants, and understand the cumulative effects of non-point source pollution.
  • Who, me? – Students will explore the concept of water, how we affect it and need it. Click here for the supporting PowerPoint presentation
  • Crazy Classification – Students will explore how classification is used to identify an organism.
  • The Sound of the Beluga – Students will describe different uses for sound in the human and animal world.

Grades 9-12

Grades 9-12

Hey Kids — Submit Your Best Artwork!

Doodle a dolphin. Paint a penguin. Chalk a clown fish. Submit your best piece of art, and you just might see it appear below.

Art by Jack, Age 8

Creative Kids Art Gallery

  • Naomi-10yo
  • Logan-6yo
  • Lily 8 years old
  • Samora 9 years old
  • At-home Learning with Georgia Aquarium 7
  • At-home Learning with Georgia Aquarium 8
  • At-home Learning with Georgia Aquarium 9
  • Delaney - 7 years old
  • Matthew-5yo
  • Amelia - 10 years old
  • Kai's Artwork
  • Casey-7 years old
  • Ella - 7 years old
  • Auto Draft 18
  • Cooper-Kindergarten
  • Tristen - 7 years old
  • Sienna 8 years old
  • Delaney - Kindergarten
  • Auto Draft 16
  • Auto Draft 17
  • Ella's Painting
  • Alex-7th Grade
  • Kyra-8yo
  • Natalie-6th-Grade
  • Lina-14
  • emma 7 years old
  • Mica - 4th grade
  • Olivia - 13 years old

Get Colorful with Our Coloring Collection

It’s time to grab your colored pencils, crayons and markers — our free, downloadable coloring book is here.

Watch The Aquarium TV Show

The groundbreaking series The Aquarium is back for season 2, now on Animal Planet. The series documents life behind-the-scenes at Georgia Aquarium and the vital role it plays in aquatic conservation around the world.

April 5, 2020 at 8 pm

 

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Field Trip Friday - Sea Lion

We held our first #FieldTripFriday featuring our sea lions! We’re teaming up with other ATL organizations to bring you fun and educational content while you’re home each Friday. #ATLMuseumsAtHome

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