School Programs

School Programs are going Virtual!

Join us this Fall as we take our Discovery Labs online

Birch Aquarium Educators have been hard at work during our summer “break” to adapt our programs with best practices in mind so we can continue bringing ocean science to your students this fall virtually!

Our offerings will be on our website soon, but look out for virtually facilitated Discovery Lab programs for K-12th grade during school hours, featuring live instruction from our engaging Educators, animal encounters, and NGSS-aligned ocean science content. Programs for school students will begin in September, and offerings will be updated on our website soon.

Join our teacher e-list for the latest updates on our programs and to learn when registration opens. If you have additional inquiries in the meantime, please email us at birchaquariumedu@ucsd.edu.

We hope to "sea" you soon!


Book a Program at the Aquarium

Book a Discovery Lab at the Aquarium

Classes taught at Birch Aquarium by our instructors

Book a Program at the Beach

Book a Beach Teach 

Meet our instructors at the beach and tide pools

Book a Self-Guided Visit

Book a Self-Guided visit

Explore Birch Aquarium independently with your class

Bring the Aquarium to You

Book an Aquarium Express Outreach

Birch Aquarium instructors can come teach in your classroom

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