Education Beyond the Classroom

Georgia Aquarium’s school programs provide opportunities for students to discover the aquatic realm in an immersive, standards-based learning environment. Students discover conservation efforts and connect with nature through one of our onsite programs: Education General Admission (self exploration),  Instructor-led programming and Tuesdays in the Field OR bring Georgia Aquarium to your school through in person programs: Outreach or our virtual programs: Field Trips (pre-recorded lessons) or Outreach (instructor led lesson).

 

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Programs at the Aquarium

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Field Trips

Field Trips

Georgia Aquarium’s Education General Admission gives classes the opportunity to explore on their own our many diverse habitats and species. In this self-guided experience, all tickets include Aquarium admission, all available presentations and all available animal galleries. Presentations are subject to availability and are on a first come, first served basis. Presentation times are subject to change without notice.

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Instructor-Led

Instructor-Led

Our engaging instructor-led programs provide focused learning opportunities where students can ask questions, collaborate and problem solve with the guidance of our Georgia Aquarium Educators. Programs are aligned to Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE) and include a grade-specific, downloadable Teacher Guide with pre- and post-visit activities.

Pre-K5th Grade
Kindergarten6th Grade
1st Grade7th Grade
2nd Grade8th Grade
3rd GradeGrades 9-12
4th Grade

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Outreach

Outreach

Our educators will bring a variety of engaging activities that focus on subjects such as technology and STEAM, arts and crafts and facilitate live animal experiences to connect your students with the world’s oceans. Our programs are aligned with Georgia  Standards of Excellence and are structured for the appropriate grade level of your students.

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Virtual Programs

Virtual Programs

Georgia Aquarium is excited to offer educators a chance to explore the aquarium from inside their own classroom or virtually at home. Come dive in with your students for an educational and fun virtual experience!

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