Do you know a budding marine biologist? The Junior Biologist series of programs at the Aquarium will encourage a love of science in your seven- to twelve-year-old child.
Each 2-hour class includes theme related activities, guided gallery tour, interaction with our animal care staff behind-the-scenes, and a keepsake journal.
Sink into the watery world of fish with us as we survey the many amazing adaptations these scaly friends have. During this 2-hour program your seven- to twelve-year-old child will:
Touch animals in our private classroom touch pools
Feed fish behind-the-scenes with our animal care staff*
Learn the key characteristics that make a fish a fish
Look for camouflaged fish on a guided tour of our Southern California gallery
Record observations in a keepsake journal
Other activities may include:
Discover the function of fish shape and fins while assembling a two dimensional fish model
Observe fish using their fins in different ways on a scavenger hunt tour
Practice eating like a shark, ray, sea horse, and whale shark
*The Aquarium reserves the right to change the animal interactions without notice due to animal safety, exhibit maintenance, or animal health reasons.
$29.00 per child
$25.00 for members
Aquarium admission not included
Purchase your tickets for Junior Biologist here. Please select the correct date from the calendar to book the correct program.
Members, please call to make your reservations.
Please call to RSVP.