6 - 8
Planning a visit to Adventure Aquarium is now easier than ever with our Field Trip Packages. Each package includes Aquarium Admission and Free Lunch Space. Package options also include Educational Programs such as Classroom Lesssons, Auditorium Programs, Behind-the-Scenes Tours, 3D & 4D Movies, and more! Check out the available options for Grades 6-8 below:
Classroom Lessons are included in Packages 2 & 4. Click here for pricing.
The New Jersey Academy for Aquatic Sciences, the education partner of Adventure Aquarium, offers a variety of classroom lessons to enhance your group’s trip to Adventure Aquarium. Our hands-on lessons are designed to support your classroom’s science curriculum, and enhance Common Core Curriculum Standards and Next Generation Science Standards.
Behind-the-scenes tours are included in packages 2 & 4. Click here for pricing.
Go to the top of our Ocean Realm exhibit in our "top of tank" tour. Home to over 1,500 animals, our Ocean Realm exhibit gives a spectacular view of life under the waves. This 30-minute tour allows you and your students to get a rare glimpse of the top of this exhibit and see our animals up close. Limit 20 people per half-hour tour. Grades 1 & up.
A 4D movie is included in packages 3 & 4. Click here for pricing.
The excitement continues in Adventure Aquarium’s 4-D Theater, sponsored by PSE&G. The 4-D theater is a one-of-a-kind movie experience that combines unique special effects and 3D projection, providing an immersive, trilling experience that’s fun for your entire class. Now showing: SpongeBob SquarePants 4D.
Auditorium Programs are an educational program available as an option in packages 2 & 4. Click here for pricing info.
Adventure Aquarium's education partner, the New Jersey Academy for Aquatic Sciences, offers auditorium programs meant to enhance your group’s trip to the Aquarium. Set in a theater-style setting, these programs are ideal for large groups.
Maximize the educational impact of your field trip experience by taking advantage of the many free resources developed by the New Jersey Academy of Aquatic Sciences, Adventure Aquarium's education partner, including essential tools to engage your students before, during and after their visit, animal fact sheets, scavenger hunts, exhibit companions and more! Check out the resources available below for Grades 6-8:
Our grades 6-8 Exhibit Companion includes activities to prepare your students for their visit and to reinforce topics addressed after they have visited. Included are descriptions of the exhibits that will be the focus of this Exhibit Companion and the animals they contain, as well as discussion questions about the animals and their relationships to each other.
Download one our Chaperone Guide geared towards grades 6-8 to provide guidance, structure and supplemental information to Adventure Aquarium signage during your visit. This Guide will provide the "extra" to your visit - facts specific to each zone and exhibit.
Our Scavenger Hunt is geared towards grades 6-8, assisting teachers in focusing their student’s enthusiasm by slowing them down and helping them experience each exhibit and animal more thoroughly, offering questions to students that encourage creative thinking and careful observation to answer.
Don't forget the ANSWER KEY