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After the completion of the 2021-2022 school year and for the summer months, Virtual Programs will only be available June 6 to 17 and August 22 to 26.

Minimum Set-Up Requirements:

  • Computer (desktop, laptop, or tablet)
  • Webcam and microphone
  • Projector and speakers
  • Stable internet connection

Toddlers ages 2 and 3

Observe sea turtles, identifying sea turtle body parts and behavior with a song and letter of the day.

We are excited to offer virtual learning programs designed especially for educators working with younger learners (ages 2-3) and incorporate songs and other fun activities.

  • 30-minute session
  • $80 per program
  • One class per session or 30 students

Join us in exploring our Norfolk Canyon Exhibit and learn all about sharks.

We are excited to offer virtual learning programs designed especially for educators working with younger learners (ages 2-3) and incorporate songs and other fun activities.

  • 30-minute session
  • $80 per program
  • One class per session or 30 students

Preschool and Kindergarten

Explore sea turtles and identify how they move, get their food, protect themselves, and grow.

  • 30-minute session
  • $80 per program
  • One class per session or 30 students

Science Block: 1, 5, K.1, K.3, K.7, K.10, K.11
Physical Block: 1, K.1, K.7

Observe our shark exhibit and identify shark senses.

  • 30-minute session
  • $80 per program
  • One class per session or 30 students

Science Block: 1, 5, K.1, K.3, K.7, K.10, K.11
Physical Block 1; K.1, K.7

School-Aged

Grades 1-12

Explore our Light Tower Exhibit and identify the life stages of a sea and what it takes to survive in the open ocean.

  • 50-minute session
  • $100 per program
  • One class per session or 30 students

Science SOLs: 1.1, 1.5, 1.8, 2.1, 2.4, 2.5, 3.1, 3.4, 3.5, 3.8, 3.10, 4.1, 4.5, 5.1, 5.5, 5.7, 6.9,LS.4, LS.8, LS.9, LS.11, BIO.8

Grades 1-12

Observe our Norfolk Canyon Exhibit and identify the role sharks and rays play in the ecosystem.

  • 50-minute session
  • $100 per program
  • One class per session or 30 students

Science SOLs: 1.1, 1.5, 1.8, 2.1, 2.4, 2.5, 3.1, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.8, 3.10, 4.1, 4.3, 4.5, 5.1, 5.5, 5.7, 6.9, LS.4, LS.8, LS.9, LS.11, BIO.8

Grades 2-5

Dive into our Chesapeake Bay Aquarium to observe fish shapes and behavior. Learn how this dynamic ecosystem supports a variety of biodiversity.

  • 50-minute session
  • $100 per program
  • One class per session or 30 students

Science SOLs: 2.5, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.10, 4.5, 4.9, 5.5, 6.1, LS.4, ES.10

Grades 3-5

Learn about the zones of life in the ocean, and the amazing adaptations of animals for surviving in the deep, dark sea.

  • 50-minute session
  • $100 per program
  • One class per session or 30 students

Science SOLs: 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.10, 4.4, 4.5, 5.2, 5.3, and 5.6

Grades K-2

Act out the life cycles of a butterfly and frog, match animals and their eggs, and learn about how animals change as they grow.

  • 50-minute session
  • $100 per program
  • One class per session or 30 students

Science SOLs: K.9, 2.4, 3.8

Grades 2-6

Explore the five classes of vertebrate animals – Fish, Birds, Mammals, Reptiles, and Amphibians by examining real biofacts and observing animals.

  • 50-minute session
  • $100 per program
  • One class per session or 30 students

Science SOLs: 2.5, 3.6, 4.5, 5.6, 6.7

Grades 3-5

Test your own adaptation skills, identify animal adaptations for protection, locomotion, and finding food, and adapt yourself to live in different habitats.

  • 50-minute session
  • $100 per program
  • One class per session or 30 students

Science SOLs: 3.4, 3.5, 4.5, 5.6

Grades 3-12

Learn about the many ways the Virginia Aquarium cares for its animal through training and enrichment. Explore the tools of the trade and learn how you can incorporate training and enrichment with your own pets.

  • 50-minute session
  • $100 per program
  • One class per session or 30 students

Questions? Ready to Book?

Please contact the School & Youth Programs Department or download the Virtual Program request form to begin.