Aquavision – Distance Learning

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Distance Learning from the Texas State Aquarium

 

Enjoy the charismatic animals of the Texas State Aquarium LIVE in your classroom! The Aquavision Flint Hills Resources Distance Learning Studio provides access to our animals and professionals through web-based videoconferencing technology. Aligned with the Texas Education Knowledge and Skills (TEKS), Aquavision lets teachers add high-quality programming to their units without leaving the classroom.

For more information or to register, please call (361) 881-1203 or email aquavision@txstateaq.org.  Scheduling can also be completed via the registration form below.  Please schedule your program at least two weeks in advance. Additional programs of equal or lesser value will be discounted when booked for the same day. Please note cancellation must be made at least 48 hours in advance to avoid billing.

 

 

NEW! Creature Tales – 30 min

Aquavision introduces an exciting new animal program with a twist!  Students will enjoy listening to an animal story then have the opportunity to virtually meet and observe the superstar of the book as well as explore awesome animal biofacts and identify the animal’s adaptations.

Sea Star
Sharks
Baby Gator
Sea Turtle

Fee: $60     |     Additional Programs: $40     |     Maximum: 30 students

 


 

Creature Features – 30 min

Get all your questions answered during our LIVE student-led creature feature.  Students are able to observe, compare, and identify the animal’s special characteristics and habitats.

Baby Gator
Land Turtles
What Lives in a Tide Pool?

Fee: $60     |     Additional Programs: $40     |     Maximum: 30 students

 


 

Amazing Adaptations/Conservation – 30 min

How do an animal’s body parts and habits help it survive? Have your students investigate this question as they observe our animal ambassadors through our real-time cameras and specially planned activities.  Students will discuss the animal’s conservation status and learn what they can do to help these incredible creatures.

Dancing Dolphins
Fishy Friends
Meet Our Otters!
Turtle Tots

Fee: $85     |     Additional Programs: $60     |      Maximum: 30 students

 


 

Habitats of the Gulf of Mexico Tour – 30 min

The Gulf of Mexico is a dynamic and diverse ecosystem that supports a wide range of life. During this interactive tour, explore a variety of environments through our real-time cameras from the comforts of your own classroom.  Make observations, predictions and comparisons of the inhabitants and their adaptations for survival in Gulf habitats.

Fee: $100     |     Additional Programs: $70     |     Maximum: 30 students

Creature Features – 30 min

Get all your questions answered during our LIVE student-led creature feature.  Students are able to observe, compare, and identify the animal’s special characteristics and habitats.

Baby Gator
Land Turtles
What Lives in a Tide Pool?

Fee: $60     |     Additional Programs: $40     |     Maximum: 30 students

 


 

Amazing Adaptations/Conservation – 50 min

How do an animal’s body parts and habits help it survive? Have your students investigate this question as they observe our animal ambassadors through our real-time cameras and specially planned activities.  Students will discuss the animal’s conservation status and learn what they can do to help these incredible creatures.

Coral Reef Under Construction
Let’s Talk Sharks!
Surviving Earth’s Biomes

Fee: $125     |     Additional Programs: $90     |      Maximum: 30 students

 


 

Habitats of the Gulf of Mexico Tour – 50 min

The Gulf of Mexico is a dynamic and diverse ecosystem that supports a wide range of life. During this interactive tour, explore a variety of environments through our real-time cameras from the comforts of your own classroom.  Make observations, predictions and comparisons of the inhabitants and their adaptations for survival in Gulf habitats.

Fee: $100     |     Additional Programs: $70     |     Maximum: 30 students

Expert Chats – 50 min

Interact with STEM professionals and learn what it takes to enter STEM fields.  Students have the opportunity to chat live with professionals from the Texas State Aquarium as well as scientists, engineers and researchers from around the world.

Please check back for upcoming Expert Chats.

 


 

Habitats of the Gulf of Mexico Tour – 50 min

The Gulf of Mexico is a dynamic and diverse ecosystem that supports a wide range of life. During this interactive tour, explore a variety of environments through our real-time cameras from the comforts of your own classroom.  Make observations, predictions and comparisons of the inhabitants and their adaptations for survival in Gulf habitats.

Fee: $100     |     Additional Programs: $70     |     Maximum: 30 students

 


 

Career Exploration – 50 min

Join us live with our expert animal care staff, and get an inside look at their daily duties providing for the physical and mental wellbeing of our animal ambassadors.  Students will have the opportunity to submit questions about aquarium careers and find out what education and skill sets are needed to work here at the Texas State Aquarium.

Please check back for upcoming Career Exploration programs. 

Expert Chats – 50 min

Interact with STEM professionals and learn what it takes to enter STEM fields.  Students have the opportunity to chat live with scientists, engineers and researchers from around the world.

Please check back soon.

 


 

Habitats of the Gulf of Mexico Tour – 50 min

The Gulf of Mexico is a dynamic and diverse ecosystem that supports a wide range of life. During this interactive tour, explore a variety of environments through our real-time cameras from the comforts of your own classroom.  Make observations, predictions and comparisons of the inhabitants and their adaptations for survival in Gulf habitats.

Fee: $100     |     Additional Programs: $70     |     Maximum: 30 students

 


 

Career Exploration – 50 min

Join us live with our expert animal care staff, and get an inside look at their daily duties providing for the physical and mental wellbeing of our animal ambassadors.  Students will have the opportunity to submit questions about aquarium careers and find out what education and skill sets are needed to work here at the Texas State Aquarium.

 

Please check back for upcoming Career Exploration programs. 

Habitats of the Gulf of Mexico Tour – 30-50 min

The Gulf of Mexico is a dynamic and diverse ecosystem that supports a wide range of life. During this interactive tour, explore a variety of environments through our real-time cameras from the comforts of your own classroom.  Make observations, predictions and comparisons of the inhabitants and their adaptations for survival in Gulf habitats.

Fee: $100     |     Additional Programs: $70     |     Maximum: 30 students