Interactive Education Programs

Shreveport Aquarium also offers engaging and educational programming Thursday and Friday at 9 and 11 a.m. and Wednesday at 11 a.m. Please contact us for pricing.

 

 

SQUID DISSECTION (Grades 8-12)

In this interactive program, students will learn all about cephalopods. This includes discussing adaptations in squid that have occurred over the past 530 million years, and how they use these adaptations to function in their natural environment. Students will have the opportunity to explore the external and internal anatomy of a real specimen.  
 

Standards Addressed:

8-MS-LS1-4 From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes

HS-LS1-2 From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes

8-MS-LS4-1 & 2 Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity 

CIRCLE OF LIFE (Grades 2-7)

Students will learn about the food web and witness the different trophic levels in action. BONUS: Students will get the opportunity to hand-feed the stingrays!

 

Standards Addressed:

LS1C: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms
HS-LS2-1 Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy and Dynamics
LS2.A: Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems

 

POLLUTION INDICATOR BUG HUNT (Grades 2-7)

Students will learn about macro-invertebrates, watersheds, and indicator species as they hunt for bugs to determine the level of water pollution.
 

Standards Addressed:
ESS3.C: Human Impacts on Earth Systems
ESS2.C: The Roles of Water in Earth’s Surface Processes
LS3.B: Variation of Traits
LS4.C: Adaptation

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601 Clyde Fant Parkway

Shreveport, Louisiana 71101

318-383-0601

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