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: Giant Ocean Tank Census
Friday, April 3, 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Visit: Tooth Brushing with Reggae the Harbor Seal
Sea Turtle Hospital Tour
Learn how rescued turtles are rehabilitated for release!Watch!
Armored and Venomous Fish Feeding
Nick discusses the different types of food given to our fish + the different fish visible in the tank.Watch!
A behind-the-scenes look at our lobster lab with our assistant scientist and lab manager, Anita Kim.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.
Paint like a Sea Lion
See if you can paint the way a seal does, with no thumbs!Try it!
Rescue a Sea Turtle
Learn about how we care for our sick turtles and how you can practice at home!Try it!
Use your creativity and engineering skills to design an invention that will capture lionfishTry it!
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!
More things to try at home!
Links to more activities on our site
Additional Educational Resources