Seaquarium goes back-to-school with Oct. educational programs Miami Seaquarium, located on the Rickenbacker Causeway at Virginia Key, has been an advocate of marine life education and conservation for more than 60 years.
Through its current interactive educational programs, Miami Seaquarium continues its mission of educating students of all ages about the wonders of marine life. It will host several educational programs this fall, including Day Camps, Home School Classes and Mommy and Me.
Offered as alternatives to Miami-Dade County Public Schools teacher workdays, students in grades K-12 will explore various marine mammal species, what they need for their survival, their diet and what makes them unique. Additionally, students will enjoy exciting animal interactions, shows, art projects, games and marine biology fun. Dates include: Oct. 30: Let’s Find Food.
HOME SCHOOL CLASSES
Home school students can participate in the educational programs offered at Miami Seaquarium. The programs teach students from pre-K to high school about marine plants, animals and many other aspects of marine life in an interactive, hands-on way. Dates include: Oct. 14: Shark Bait.
MOMMY AND ME
Mothers and their children between the ages of 2 and 5 may enjoy “Mommy and Me.” During the program, mother and child will learn about different animals, from stingrays to manatees. The program will offer mothers and children the opportunity to interrelate and bond with these unique animals. The “Mommy and Me” program is available for annual pass holders. Dates include: Oct. 21: Food Frenzy.
Miami Seaquarium, South Florida’s most popular tourist attraction, is a family oriented marine-life park open to the public 365 days a year.
The park provides visitors with a greater understanding and appreciation for marine life through shows, presentations and exhibits.
For more information on Miami Seaquarium visit www.miamiseaquarium.com. For more information regarding schedules or to register for either program, call 305-361-5705, ext. 207.