In response to the COVID-19 closures, we will be streaming some of our most popular educational programs each week!
Students, families and individuals are welcome to take part in these live-streaming virtual programs. All programs require advance reservations to receive the needed link.
Please note: All program times are in EST
Join us to meet some of the Aquarium's most captivating residents, our sea turtles! Learn ways to identify different sea turtle species and get a behind-the-scenes look at how we care for and feed our sea turtles. Plus we'll discuss ways to keep oceans and beaches safe for turtles. 60 minutes. Please only register once for your entire family.
Join us to meet the Maritime Aquarium seals and get a keeper's-eye view of a seal feeding and training session. Observe and discuss how seals are adapted for living in Long Island Sound, plus get a peek at the plans and construction of our new seal pool - the most exciting new exhibit in the Aquarium's history! 60 minutes. Please only register once for your entire family.
During this interactive story time, an Aquarium educator will lead young children and their parents/caregivers through songs, rhymes, dances, book readings and maybe even a visit with an animal ambassador. 45 minutes. Please only register once for your entire family.
Hermit crab is outgrowing his shell and it’s time for a new home. Using Eric Carle’s classic story as motivation, we consider how living things use their environment to help them survive. 60 minutes. Please only register once for your entire family.
Ever wonder what it is like to be captain of the Aquarium’s hybrid-electric research vessel? During this program, students will meet one of our captains and learn about their work and the personal and academic journey that led them to it. 60 minutes. Please only register once for your entire family.
Visit a virtual intertidal zone to learn and observe the unique adaptations Long Island Sound species have developed to overcome living in this challenging area. Students will learn how tides occur, and determine the intertidal habitat animals are best adapted for surviving in based on physical and behavioral adaptations. 45 minutes. Please only register once for your entire family.