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Teacher Programs

National Aquarium - AquaPartners


AquaPartners is open to fourth- and fifth-grade classes within an hour's drive of the National Aquarium, Baltimore.

Learn About AquaPartners

National Aquarium - Oscar

Teacher Workshops

The Aquarium provides many learning opportunities for teachers.

Learn About Teacher Workshops

Teacher Orientation

Teacher Orientation

Make the most of your field trip experience at the National Aquarium, Baltimore, by attending a free teacher orientation prior to your field trip.

See Orientation Dates and Times

National Aquarium - Blue-grey Tanager

Teacher in Residence

The Marion Bowers Discovery Award is a teacher-in-residence opportunity open to teachers from any public or private school in Baltimore City or County.

Learn About the Marion Bowers Award

National Aquarium - Diamondback Terrapin

Terrapins in the Classroom

Participating classes receive diamondback terrapin hatchlings to care for, study, and then release back into the wild.

Learn About Terrapins in the Classroom

National Aquarium - Wetland Nursery

Students build a nursery pond on school grounds and raise wetland plants onsite. At the end of the school year, they transplant them to one of our wetland restoration sites.

Learn About the Wetland Nursery Program