Bay Area K-12 Programs
Aquarium of the Bay’s and the Sea Lion Center’s FREE education programs allow students to discover the amazing world of the San Francisco Bay through hands-on exploration experiences.
All of our naturalist led education programs are aligned to both the California State Science Standards and Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), and include developmentally appropriate, accessible, STEM and conservation education activities.
Follow the links below to learn more about our programs and make your reservation.
Programs at Aquarium of the Bay
Aquarium Exploration Tours – Engage in scientific practices while exploring the Aquarium and its amazing Bay animals.
- Self-Guided Aquarium Tours – The most flexible way to plan your school’s visit.
Programs at the Sea Lion Center
Programs at your School Site
BayMobile – The BayMobile visits K-12 classrooms in all 9 Bay Area counties, bringing Aquarium animals, interactive experiments, and climate change education to your school!
- Project WATERS – Host fish in your classroom, cruise on the San Francisco Bay, and receive special in-classroom lessons in our newest extended experience.
Programs on the Bay
- Discover the Bay Hybrid Ferry Program – Discover the San Francisco Bay by taking your class on an educational cruise aboard a hybrid powered boat.
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