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Aquarium of the Pacific

a CILC Content Provider

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The Aquarium of the Pacific is a non-profit organization located in Long Beach, CA. Our mission is to instill a sense of wonder, respect and stewardship for the Pacific Ocean, its inhabitants and ecosystems by involving the community and the region in engaging, entertaining, educational and empowering exhibits and programs on the Pacific Ocean and the lives of its people.








Honorable Mention


Honorable Mention


Programs by Aquarium of the Pacific

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Aquarium Exploration (3rd-5th)

Discover the fascinating world of sharks and the diversity of ocean habitats they live in. Students are encouraged to make observations ask questions while watching live webcam views of kelp forest and coral reef habitats.


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Aquarium Exploration (K-2nd)

How does kelp grow? Is coral an animal? Explore different types of ocean habitats while making observations and learning what makes kelp forests and coral reefs special and different. Programs are tailored to be grade specific and include virtual...


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Fishial Pursuit

This fun and interactive game show will invite guest speakers, in the form of ocean animals, to your classroom for a game of fishial pursuit! Your students will be faced with questions about a range of ocean topics from plankton to blue whales!


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Friends in the Sea, Are you like me?

Bring amazing ocean animals straight to your classroom with this fun and interactive program. Our youngest students are invited to look for shapes, listen for sounds and follow the stories of animals in the ocean.


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Marine Mammal Mystery

During this highly interactive class your students will explore the 5 mammal characteristics along with the similarities and differences among marine mammals. Using this knowledge, students will help solve a case of a missing marine mammal from...


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Shark Mythbusters

Join Officer Opaleye and other Ocean Rangers as we search for a missing shark! Students will follow sharks into their ocean habitat to learn the truth and dispel the myths surrounding these incredible predators.


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Sharky's Adventure

Join Sharky and an Aquarium of the Pacific educator as they take your students on a journey around the Aquarium to learn more about sharks!


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Squid Dissection

How is a squid related to a snail? How does a squid swim? Why does a squid ink? The answers to these and many more questions can be found with a closer look inside! Join us for this highly interactive and engaging dissection from afar!


More About This Provider

Type of Organization

Science Center/Zoo


Alicia Archer
100 Aquarium Way
Long Beach CA 90802
United States

Primary Disciplines

The programs of Aquarium of the Pacific cover:

Creating a School/Community Partnership (Vista)
Community Interests
Career Education

Awards, Quotes, Testimonials

“I really enjoyed connecting with you - it was by far one of the most organized and well put together video-conferencing experiences I have been involved with.” - teacher with Kings County School District

“The first session was amazing! I’m already getting great feedback. I’m so excited!” - teacher with Kings County school district