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We've taken a few educational boat trips over the years but yours was by far the best all-around experience. The highlight had to be the breadth of sea life we pulled up and investigated, interacted with and, of course, learn about."
– Rockland County, NY, camp director

Fun & Learning

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Sand Tiger Shark Fun Fact

Look closely at the sand tiger sharks in the "Ocean Beyond the Sound" exhibit. Their snout and jaws are covered in tiny holes. These are receptors for the sharks' "sixth sense" – their ability to detect bioelectric fields emitted by other animals (including potential prey).

 

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Other Cool Programs for Schools

In our Field Programs, we'll meet you at a local beach for exciting explorations of the intertidal habitat. Crabs will be found!

We also can bring special Aquarium programs, displays and activities to your school through Traveling Teacher opportunities – for large groups (like assemblies or Field Days) or for a series of after-school offerings.

And don't forget our memorable study cruises out onto Long Island Sound ... especially aboard our new research vessel (beginning October 2014).

Click on the links at left for all the details.

 
 
 

Mission: The Maritime Aquarium inspires people of all ages to appreciate and protect
the Long Island Sound ecosystem and the global environment through living exhibits,
marine science, and environmental education.

10 North Water Street  •  Norwalk, CT 06854
Tel: 203-852-0700

The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation.

© 2016 The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk

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