Texas State Aquarium hosts engaging, STEM-based programs for homeschool learners in Grades Kindergarten – Eighth

Homeschool programs at the Texas State Aquarium offer students in Kindergarten through 8th grade the opportunity to explore science topics through hands-on activities, observation, and interactions with live animals. Students will study specific animals and learn how they can help conserve them. All programs are aligned to the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS).

Fall 2022 Homeschool Opportunities

Join us this fall as we explore the Animal Kingdom!

Deep Sea Exploration

  • Kinder - 5th Grade

    September 21, 2022

    The deep sea is one of the least explored environments in the world! Sea creatures like camouflaging octopuses, bioluminescent fish, and even some species of crabs can be found living in the deepest parts of our oceans. Come join us as a deep-sea explorer to uncover different marine life that is adapted to survive in the darkest and deepest parts of our oceans!

    K - 2nd: 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. OR 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    3rd - 5th: 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

  • 6th – 8th grade

    September 21, 2022

    Have you ever wondered what is below the ocean’s surface? What about thousands of miles below in the deep sea? Scientists are working every day to discover just what mysteries lie along the bottom of the ocean floor. Join us as we get the chance to talk to deep sea scientists from the research vessel “Nautilus” and learn a little bit more about what it takes to explore the deepest parts of our ocean!

    6th - 8th: 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Upcoming Homeschool Program Dates

  • October 19, 2022
  • November 16, 2022
  • December 14, 2022

About Homeschool

  • The minimum age requirement for these programs is five years old.
  • Each homeschool program is 2 hours long. Check-in begins 15 minutes before the program start time.
  • Program availability is limited; additionally, each program requires a minimum number of enrollments or may be subject to cancellation.
  • A signed waiver is required from all participants before the program begins.
  • $35 per student; $5 discount available for members



For additional information or questions, please reach the Education team at educationservices@txstateaq.org.