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WE LOVE HOMESCHOOLING FAMILIES!

Ripley’s Aquarium offers special programs for all home schooled students. We offer a walkup discount at $10.99+tax/person for teaching parents, homeschool children and immediate siblings in the same household. You must provide either a letter of intent, attendance record, or homeschool ID card at our admission windows in order to receive this discount.

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Please fill out the form below and we will contact you with more information! All programs are based on availability and completion of the form is NOT a reservation. If you would like to make a reservation, please call 1-888-240-1358.

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You will receive an email notification to confirm your consent.

NEW PROGRAM TIMES:

Grades K-4: 12:30 pm

Grades 5-8: 1:30 pm

LAB COMPONENT:

November 16, 2016: Red Drum Dissection Lab
April 19, 2017: Microscope Lab

LAB DETAILS:

Lab Time: 3:30pm
Cost: $15.00 +tax per child
Age: Must be 9 years of age or older to participate in labs
Required: Minimum 4 kids required to hold the lab

RESERVATIONS:

Reservations must be made 24 hours in advance of the program date.
Home school families with annual passes may attend programs for $4.00 plus tax
($4.39) per child (grades K-8).
Home school families with annual passes may attend Labs for $8.00 plus tax per child.

*Full payment is due upon booking. There are no refunds for any programs unless we must cancel the program. If you need to cancel your reservation and you do so more than 24 hours in advance of the program date, we will hold your payment as credit for a future program as long as it is within that school year. If you cancel within 24 hours of the program date or you do not show up for the program, you will not be refunded and payment will not be transferred to another date.

UPCOMING PROGRAMS

CLICK ON PROGRAM TITLES BELOW FOR DESCRIPTIONS.

SEPTEMBER 21, 2106

INTRDUCTION TO SCIENCE DISCIPLINES


Introduction to Science Disciplines– During this first program, students are introduced to the various science disciplines that will be discussed throughout the school year. Snippets of information will be given about each discipline.


OCTOBER 19, 2016

OCEANOGRAPHY


Oceanography– Branch of Earth science that studies the ocean. During this program, we will discuss marine organisms, ecosystems, ocean circulation and the chemical and physical properties of the ocean. Hands on activity included.


NOVEMBER 16, 2016

BIOLOGY


BiologyStudy of life and living organisms including their structure, function, growth and distribution. Hands on activity included.

*Red drum dissection lab component


JANUARY 18, 2017

GEOLOGY


Geology– Science that deals with the history of the Earth and nature. Students will learn how Earth’s materials, structures and processes have changed over time. Hands on activity included.

FEBRUARY 15, 2017

ARCHAEOLOGY


Archaeology– Study of human history and prehistory through the excavation of sites and the analysis of artifacts and other physical remains. Hands on activity included.

MARCH 15, 2017

ZOOLOGY


ZoologyStudy of the behavior, structure, physiology, classification and distribution of animals. Hands on activity included.

APRIL 19, 2017

MICROBIOLOGY


Microbiology– Branch of science that studies extremely small forms of life such as bacteria and viruses. Hands on activity included.

*Microscope lab component.


MAY 17, 2017

MEET AND GREETS


Meet and Greets!– Students will meet professionals from each of the disciplines discussed this year. They will get the opportunity to ask questions and set up possible job shadows.


CLICK HERE TO REQUEST MORE INFO

 

Please fill out the form below and we will contact you with more information! All programs are based on availability and completion of the form is NOT a reservation. If you would like to make a reservation, please call 1-888-240-1358.

:
You will receive an email notification to confirm your consent.