The Aquarium provides educational resources and activities for teachers, families, kids, and adults. Explore all that we have to offer.

Students look at a real sample of whale baleen
For Schools and Groups
Discover programs available at the Aquarium or in your classroom.

Make learning fun and unforgettable with programs on local marine life and habitats, developing science skills, and encouraging a stronger science identity.

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For Families and Teens
Explore learning opportunities for all ages. 

Search by age group to find learning opportunities for all ages, including classes for toddlers with their parents and volunteer programs for teens.

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For Teachers
Discover resources for you and your classroom.

From professional development workshops to teaching materials on loan, get the tools you need to make ocean education engaging, inspiring, and informative for your students.

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Latest Blog Posts

  1. Do Penguins
    Have Knees?

    Looking at a penguin standing or waddling around on the island it may look like they have very short legs and no knees. So do penguins have knees?

    Get the Answer
  2. Experience the
    Science of Sharks Exhibit

    Our new exhibit dives deep into the world of sharks with piles of juicy shark facts, engaging interviews with our scientists, stunning images by National Geographic photographer Brian Skerry, and more!

    Keep Reading
  3. A Monumental Day for Our Oceans

    The designation of the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument is a win for science, oceans, and future generations.

    Learn More

Programs and Classes

  1. teens in canoe gather invasive weeds

    live blue™
    Ambassadors

    Teens help with habitat cleanup and citizen science in our service-learning program for teens.

    Learn More and Sign Up
  2. sea squirts on play mat

    Sea
    Squirts

    Explore the deep sea and discover how fish are just like you and me. Now enrolling for 2017 programs.

    Learn More and Register
  3. Teachers observing specimens in a training session

    Professional Development for Teachers

    See our lineup of winter and spring educator workshops focusing on climate science and STEAM.

    Learn More and Register