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We've taken a few educational boat trips over the years but yours was by far the best all-around experience. The highlight had to be the breadth of sea life we pulled up and got a chance to investigate, interact with and, of course, learn about."

– Rockland County, NY, camp director

Fun & Learning

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Sand Tiger Shark Fun Fact

Looks closely at the sand tiger sharks in the "Ocean Beyond the Sound" exhibit. Their snout and jaws are covered in tiny holes. These are receptors for the sharks' "sixth sense" – their ability to detect bioelectric fields emitted by other animals (including potential prey).

 

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Suggested Schedules for Your Field Trip Visit to The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, Connecticut

Sample Visit One:

9:30 a.m. Arrival (check in, store lunches, orientation)
10 a.m. Educational program (45 minutes long)
11 a.m. IMAX movie (they’re all 45 minutes long)
11:45 a.m.-Noon Watch the seal feeding.
Noon–12:20 p.m. Eat bag lunches in Oyster Hall.
12:20 – 1:20 p.m. Explore the Aquarium and special exhibits.
1:30 p.m. Depart.

Sample Visit Two:

8:50 a.m. Arrival
9 a.m. Educational program (45 minutes long)
10 – 11:25 a.m. Explore the Aquarium and special exhibits.
11:30 – 11:50 a.m. Eat bag lunches in Oyster Hall.
Noon IMAX movie.
1 p.m. Depart.
 
 
 

The Maritime Aquarium inspires people of all ages to appreciate Long Island Sound
and protect it for future generations. A vibrant and entertaining learning environment,
it achieves this goal through living exhibits, marine science, and environmental education.

10 North Water Street          Norwalk, CT 06854          Phone: 203.852.0700         Fax: 203.838.5416

The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation

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