Living Classrooms

Scott Aquarium

Enhance your visit with one of these special 1 1/2-hour programs. Living Classrooms are designed to expand your student's critical thinking skills through interactive, hands-on activities that meet Next Generation Science Standards.

What You Need to Know

  • Available September 1 through March 31.
  • Times available are 10 a.m. and 12 p.m.
  • Capacity: 30 students per session.  For groups larger than 30, a second session is required.
  • Level: K-2nd grade and 3rd-5th grades 
  • 3 weeks' notice required
  • Fee: $4/student (minimum fee applicable, does not include school group zoo admission)


  • Animal Actions: Students will put their investigation skills to use as they hypothesize, observe, track, record, and discuss the purpose of different animal movements.
  • Penguins: Who doesn't love these feathered creatures? Put on your penguin research gear and learn about penguin adaptations, make scientific observations, collect data, and more.
For more information or to make a reservation, please call (402) 738-2092 or