The New England Aquarium offers programming for the teaching professional and children ages 1 to 18 years of age. Programs can travel to your school and are available during Aquarium visits!

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.

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Plan a Field Trip

General Field Trip Information

Field Trip Orientation Video


Field Trip

Planning Guide

Enhance Your Field Trip with these Aquarium Classes Preparing to Interact with Sharks and Rays Video

Bring our Classroom and Assembly Programs to your School

Programs About Tidepools

Programs About Whales Programs About Penguins

Programs About Sharks, Fish, Squid and More

View Programs by Grade Level

Learn About Out-of-School Activities

Community Programs Homeschool Programs Scout Activities

After-School Opportunities


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    


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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.