A Guide to School Programs at the Aquarium
The New England Aquarium offers programming for the teaching professional and children ranging from 2 through 18 years of age. Programs are available at your school and at the Aquarium.
Follow the easy links on this page to plan a field trip, bring the Aquarium to your school, learn about out-of-school activities, explore teacher development resources and opportunities and find additional resources to share with your students.
Get the complete catalog of schooling resources
Plan a Field Trip
|General Field Trip Information||Enhance Your Field Trip with Aquarium Educator Visits||Preparing to Interact with Sharks and Rays Video|
Bring the Aquarium to Your School
|Programs for Grades 3 - 5||Programs for Grades 6 - 12|
Learn About Out-of-School Activities
|Community Programs||Homeschool Programs||Scout Activities|
Explore Teacher Development Opportunities and Resources
|Professional Development for Teachers||Classroom Activities||Kits Available for Classroom Loan|
Additional Educational Resources
|Engage Students with Experts on Aquarium Blogs||IMAX Films Currently Playing||Watch the Giant Ocean Tank Webcam||Live Blue Initiative: Claim a Plot of Ocean to Protect|
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If you don’t see a program that fits your needs, please call our Teacher Resource Center at 617-973-6590. We’ll do our best to help you find lesson plans or activities to suit your curriculum.