Our 60-minute Premium Programs are provided by the Center for Aquatic Sciences, Adventure Aquarium's education partner. Please note that these programs are not included in package pricing.
Please contact the Group Sales Office at 1-800-616-JAWS (5297) for pricing and availability.
Available for grades 3 & up. Offered Monday - Friday, now through June 23, 2016 between 10:30 am - 1:45 pm. Note: Learning Labs are not available on major holidays.
If you do not see a program that interests you, the Center for Aquatic Sciences at Adventure Aquarium staff would be happy to design a program especially for your class.
Please call 856-365-1025 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for information regarding this special service.
ANIMAL TRAINING AND BEHAVIOR | Grades 3-4
Examine the science behind animal training in this hands-on laboratory program. Students will learn the basics of behavior observation, positive reinforcement training and animal enrichment, then put their skills to use creating a behavior log like the one biologists use to care for animals at the Aquarium. 45-minute activity based lab lessons. Limit 20 participants per session. $8 per person, plus package price.
AQUARIUM WATER QUALITY ANALYSIS | Grades 5-8
Using teamwork and problem solving skills, students will use water testing equipment to identify various properties of water, and match them up with the parameters necessary for some of our popular animals. 45-minute activity based lab lessons. Limit 20 participants per session. $8 per person, plus package price.
BEHIND THE SCENES: TOP OF TANK TOUR | Grades 5-8
See how an aquarium really works! This hour-long tour includes access to areas where food is prepared, water quality analysis is performed and engineering spaces featuring filtration systems This tour is great for students interested in science careers, including biologists, chemists, vet techs and engineers. Limit 20 participants per 60 minute tour. Please note that this tour is NOT INCLUDED in package pricing.
SQUID DISSECTION | Grades 9-12
This laboratory program explores the fascinating biology of squids, octopuses and cuttlefish. The dissection portion of this lab can be done as a hands-on activity or demonstration. Students will create an anatomical diagram of a common squid. 45-minute activity based lab lessons. Limit 20 participants per session. $8 per person, plus package price.
HIGH SCHOOL SHADOW | Grades 9-12
Does your school require students to shadow a professional in their field? This program gives a student in grades 9-12 an opportunity to meet with Aquarium staff and get a behind the scenes look at a day in the life of a marine biologist. Interested students should inquire at email@example.com.