Homeschool Programming for 2013-2014
On select Wednesdays of each month, the GCA Education Department will offer homeschool programming. Each Homeschool Wednesday will offer two sessions: a morning session from 10AM – 12PM and an afternoon session from 1PM – 3PM. Students will be grouped according to their grade level for these programs.
September 11, 2013 – L.O.L: Loving our Lake!
Investigate the aquatic creatures in your own backyard and gain a better understanding of how to respect and protect our local waters.
October 2, 2013 – Reefs and ‘Roos: Exploring Australia
Journey to the land down under and learn about many of the diverse animals that call the Great Barrier Reef home.
November 6, 2013 – Have You Ever Seen a Shark Fly?
Think the only fascinating animals in Africa live on the savannah? Think again! We’ll encounter sharks, cichlids, hippos and crocodiles during our tour of this amazing continent.
December 4, 2013 – Freaky Fish
Spooky goblin sharks, glowing vampire squid, deep sea dragonfish and many more! Take a dive into the deep and keep an eye out for some of the freakiest fish in the sea.
January 8, 2014 – Swimmin’ down the Amazon
The Amazon River Basin is one of the most biologically diverse regions on the planet and home to over 2,000 species of fish. See some of these fish and their amazing adaptations up close in our South American exhibits.
February 5, 2014 – How Low Can You Go? Descent to Challenger Deep
You may not be able to hop in a submersible and travel to the deepest point in the ocean, but we’ll be exploring this and many of the fish you’d see along the way in our class on the Indo-Pacific region.
March 5, 2014 – All the Colors of the Caribbean
Red fish, blue fish, green fish… well, you get the idea. Focus in on the many colors, shapes and adaptations of the creatures in the Caribbean Sea.
April 2, 2014 – Spineless Creatures of the Surf
Interact with animals in our touchpool and learn why having a backbone is completely overrated!
NEW pricing for 2013/2014
K-3rd grade: $6/person (passholders); $8/person (non-passholders)
4th – 8th grade: $8/person (passholders); $10/person (non-passholders)
Additional Information: One adult is required for each reservation and will be charged the same price as their child. Program fees include admission into the aquarium for the date of scheduled visit.