Teacher Programs

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National Aquarium - AquaPartners

Learn About AquaPartners

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

Teacher Workshops

National Aquarium - Oscar

Learn About Teacher Workshops

The Aquarium provides many learning opportunities for teachers.

Teacher Orientation

Teacher Orientation

See Orientation Dates and Times

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

Teacher in Residence

National Aquarium - Blue-grey Tanager

Learn About the Marion Bowers Award

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.

Terrapins in the Classroom

National Aquarium - Diamondback Terrapin

Learn About Terrapins in the Classroom

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

Wetland Nursery Program

National Aquarium - Wetland Nursery

Learn About the Wetland Nursery Program

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.