Our doors are temporarily closed, but we’re still here! Join us for live presentations, new videos, and activities to try from home. Our daily presentations are posted on Facebook every day at 11 am. For even more updates and stories, follow along on Twitter and Instagram, as well!
New Live Series!
Fridays at 11:00 a.m., New England Aquarium Explorer-In Residence and National Geographic photographer Brian Skerry will present a series of Facebook Live “mini-lectures” with Q&A following.
Related activity: Lionfish Invasion
Tuesday, March 31, 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Visit: Lobster Lab
Aquarist Rachel gives a tour of our Quincy animal care facility and our dwarf seahorse breeding program!Watch!
Explorer-in-Residence Brian Skerry talks about shark encounters.Watch!
Training with our California sea lions!
The mammals still need their daily training and interactive play!Watch!
At-Home Projects and Activities:
We typically provide these projects and activities as tools for educators, but we are excited to now offer these resources to families, as well. Please note, these activities might need some modifications when doing them at home.
Cut and Stick Lobster
Learn about lobster color and anatomy by building your own lobster.Try it!
Seahorse tail movement
Learn to act like seahorses in the ocean.Try it!
Climate vs Weather
Learn the differences between weather and climate.Try it!
How Whales Eat
Compare and contrast the ways that baleen whales, toothed whales, and humans capture and eat their food.Try it!
Use Global Shark Tracker to learn about where Great White Sharks hang out and why.Try it!
Follow the instruction to create your own plankter. Can you make something that floats, sinks fast, or sinks slowly?Try it!
More things to try at home!
Links to more activities on our site
Additional Educational Resources