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.

 

 

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.

Jiggly Jellies
Sharks
Baby Gator

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

 


 

Pre/Post Add on Virtual Visit – 30 min

This virtual classroom experience will encourage students to make meaningful connections to their Aquarium Outreach Program as a pre or post-visit program. Students will virtually explore three habitats: Islands of Steel, Flower Gardens, and Nearshore through our real-time cameras with a professional guide to answer all their questions.

Fee: $75     |     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!
SENSE-sational 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

 


 

Pre/Post Add on Virtual Visit – 30 min

This virtual classroom experience will encourage students to make meaningful connections to their Aquarium Outreach Program as a pre or post-visit program. Students will virtually explore three habitats: Islands of Steel, Flower Gardens, and Nearshore through our real-time cameras with a professional guide to answer all their questions.

Fee: $75     |     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.

 

Join us LIVE as we chat with researcher Dr. Greg Stunz, from the TAMU-CC Harte Research Institute, and his team about their latest project tagging and tracking sharks in the Gulf of Mexico. Dr. Stunz will describe the tagging technology, share what they have discovered so far and explain why sharks are so important to a healthy ocean.

 

 

Fee: 2015 Fall Special $25     |     Maximum: Varies 

 


 

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

 


 

Pre/Post Add on Virtual Visit – 30 min

This virtual classroom experience will encourage students to make meaningful connections to their Aquarium Outreach Program as a pre or post-visit program. Students will virtually explore three habitats: Islands of Steel, Flower Gardens, and Nearshore through our real-time cameras with a professional guide to answer all their questions.

Fee: $75     |     Maximum: 30 students

Expert Chats – 50 min

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

 

Join us LIVE as we chat with researcher Dr. Greg Stunz, from the TAMU-CC Harte Research Institute, and his team about their latest project tagging and tracking sharks in the Gulf of Mexico. Dr. Stunz will describe the tagging technology, share what they have discovered so far and explain why sharks are so important to a healthy ocean.

 

 

Fee: 2015 Fall Special $25     |     Maximum: Varies 

 

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

 


 

Pre/Post Add on Virtual Visit – 30 min

This virtual classroom experience will encourage students to make meaningful connections to their Aquarium Outreach Program as a pre or post-visit program. Students will virtually explore three habitats: Islands of Steel, Flower Gardens, and Nearshore through our real-time cameras with a professional guide to answer all their questions.

Fee: $75     |     Maximum: 30 students

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

 


 

Pre/Post Add on Virtual Visit – 30 min

This virtual classroom experience will encourage students to make meaningful connections to their Aquarium Outreach Program as a pre or post-visit program. Students will virtually explore three habitats: Islands of Steel, Flower Gardens, and Nearshore through our real-time cameras with a professional guide to answer all their questions.

Fee: $75     |     Maximum: 30 students