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Texas State Aquarium

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Putting the animals front and center in your classroom
– from red ibis and pink flamingos to sharks, dolphins, and sea turtles!



2017-2018

2016-2017

2015-2016

2014-2015

 

Programs by Texas State Aquarium

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Coral Reef Under Construction

Coral reefs are referred to as the “tropical rainforests of the ocean.” Join us on a journey into this valuable habitat as we investigate the diversity of corals, learn their anatomy, and compare and contrast the differences between soft and hard...

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Dancing Dolphins

Move like a dolphin! Play like a dolphin! Even speak like a dolphin! A highly engaging program during which students learn what it takes to be a marine mammal!

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Fishy Friends

Let’s talk fishes LIVE from the Texas State Aquarium as your students observe, compare and contrast the diversity of fishes in Aquarium habitats. Together, we’ll differentiate between fish body shapes, infer how shapes help them survive and...

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Flamingo Laboratory

Journey into the Caribbean jungle to discover these vibrant birds!  Using distance learning, inquiry-based interactions, and student-driven exploration, we discover how the Caribbean flamingos use their unique physical and behavioral adaptations...

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Habitats of the Gulf of Mexico (for Older Students and Adults)

The Gulf of Mexico is a dynamic and diverse ecosystem that supports a wide range of life. During this interactive tour, explore a variety of environments through our real-time cameras from the comforts of your own classroom. Make observations...

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Habitats of the Gulf of Mexico (for Younger Students)

The Gulf of Mexico is a dynamic and diverse ecosystem that supports a wide range of life. During this interactive tour, explore a variety of environments through our real-time cameras from the comforts of your own classroom. Make observations...

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Let's Talk Sharks!

Students will observe shark biofacts and explore how the shark’s adaptations make them top predators. We will look at common shark species in the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean, as well as view our resident sharks live from the Texas State...

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Meet Our Otters!

Meet Ari and Merlin, the North American River Otters in Texas State Aquarium’s Otter Creek habitat. Learn first-hand how an otter keeps warm and navigates through murky waters by dressing like an otter and constructing your own set of whiskers to...

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Turtle Tracks

Students become marine biologists as they track Tammy, a Kemp’s Ridley sea turtle, on her journey across the Gulf of Mexico. During their sea turtle study, students discuss why scientists track sea turtles and what technology they use. Students...

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Virtual Zoology Lab: Caribbean Sea

__Swimming in schools or swimming alone, many types of fishes are found in the Caribbean Sea habitat at the Texas State Aquarium. Use your STEM process skills of observation, data collection, and communication to study one group of fish and teach...

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Virtual Zoology Lab: Flamingos

Long legs, long necks, pink bodies… you guessed it, Flamingos! In this Zoology Lab, you will explore and discover what makes a flamingo so unique by using STEM process skills to observe flamingo adaptations and behaviors.

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Virtual Zoology Lab: Flamingos

Long legs, long necks, pink bodies… you guessed it, Flamingos! In this Zoology Lab, you will explore and discover what makes a flamingo so unique by using STEM process skills to observe flamingo adaptations and behaviors.

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Virtual Zoology Lab: Nearshore

Strolling along the beach will take on new meaning as you discover the residents of nearshore habitats. Practice your STEM process skills of observation, data collection, science writing and communication to tell the story of the seaside habitats.

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Virtual Zoology Lab: Sea Turtles

Shells on their backs, live in water, and move slowly… you guessed it, sea turtles! In this Zoology Lab you will observe, collect data, and communicate what you have learned from the sea turtles themselves.

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Virtual Zoology Lab: Sharks

Long bodies, sharp teeth, and a top predator… you guessed it sharks! Join us in the Virtual Shark Zoology Lab to discover how sharks move, what their teeth are like, and the parts that make up their bodies. Your students will practice important...

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More About This Provider

Type of Organization

Science Center/Zoo

Contact

Amy Rivers   aquavision@txstateaq.org
2710 North Shoreline Blvd.
Corpus Christi TX 78402
3616541450
United States

https://www.texasstateaquarium.org/educate/teachers-and-schools/aquavision/

Primary Disciplines

The programs of Texas State Aquarium cover:

Mathematics
Sciences
Literacy
Reading
Ocean Literacy

Awards, Quotes, Testimonials

"The students really enjoyed the experience, especially the dolphins and being able to see underwater. They are still talking about the show."-Lena Solis (Oak Park Elementary, TX)

"The students liked the interaction with the instructor and the technology involved. Also, they enjoyed the experiments, especially the filtering of the oil."-Amelia Grime (Oak Park Elementary, TX)

"Our students were highly engaged! They asked many questions and made insightful comments about the animals that they saw and "swam" with!"- Ms.Capalbo (White Plains Middle School,NY)