Teacher Resources and Opportunities

Texas State Aquarium and the Flint Hills Resources Center for Excellence in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Education recognize that teachers- inside and  outside the classroom- are valued partners in our efforts to fulfill the Aquarium’s conservation, education and STEM missions.

Caribbean Connections

Open to everyone (not just teachers)!

  • August 22, 2019


    Flower Gardens National Marine Sanctuary Coral Spawning Viewing Party

    7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
    Flint Hills STEM Center (first floor adjacent to the H-E-B Caribbean Sea)
    $10 Members
    $15 Non-Members

    Join the Texas State Aquarium and the Flower Gardens National Marine Sanctuary for a viewing party to watch the corals spawn! Aquarium staff will be here to show off our coral collection and facilitate the Facebook live event during the coral spawning 10 days after the full moon. We will be able to ask questions to the scientists on the research vessel at the Sanctuary and learn how corals continue their circle of life.

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  • August 31, 2019


    Meet a Scientist!

    11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    Flint Hills STEM Center (first floor adjacent to the H-E-B Caribbean Sea)
    FREE for Aquarium guests

    Join us as we chat with a scientist live from the Flower Gardens National Marine Sanctuary. Learn from a field researcher who is studying the corals, close to home. We will also learn how Texas State Aquarium is assisting in coral conservation and the resilience of these delicate animals.

Classroom and Field Trip Resources

  • Our Teacher and student resources will:
    • Provide STEM-based content in creative and meaningful ways
    • Model best practice teaching strategies with engaging and replicable activities/projects
    • Identify alignment to TEKS and other required and relevant education standards
    • Foster STEM learning with interdisciplinary connections and cross cutting concepts

More information

Leslie Peart
Vice President for Conservation and Education
lpeart@txstateaq.org
361-881-1218