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).

Homeschool Opportunities

Join us as we explore the Animal Kingdom!

  • February 15, 2022


    Discover the secrets of one of the ocean’s most fascinating creatures: the octopus! During this fun-packed, hands-on homeschool session, students will get up-close and personal with one of nature’s quirkiest creatures and then use physical demonstrations to learn about their unique adaptations that help them to thrive in their environment.

    K - 2nd grade, 3rd - 5th grade: 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    K - 2nd grade, 6th - 8th grade: 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Upcoming Homeschool Program Dates

  • April 19, 2023

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
  • All reservations are non-refundable.



For additional information or questions, please reach the Education team at [email protected]