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Homeschool Days

Dive into Homeschool at Mississippi Aquarium

Mississippi Aquarium welcomes homeschool families and groups to visit, explore, and participate in hands-on educational activities. Our themed programs are designed for students of all ages and are the perfect complement to any science curriculum.

Homeschool Rewards – The more you book the more you save.

Mississippi Aquarium is pleased to reward our dedicated Homeschoolers. Save up to 20% when you book more than one of our engaging Homeschool Days in the same transaction.

* Aquarium Members receive an additional 10% off

What Should Students Expect?

After check-in, students will meet with one of the Aquarium's educators who will introduce the week's topic. Students will then partake in hands-on, educational activity stations, supervised by an educator. Supplemental materials will be available to guide learning during the activity. There will be an opportunity to meet one of our animal ambassadors and tour the Aquarium at your leisure.

Limit 1 adult per 1-3 children
Limit 2 adults per 4 or more children

Additional adults are welcome to attend at the Group Admission
rate of $25.45 if purchased in advance.

Space is limited. We recommend you pre-register and purchase your tickets in advance.

Program Time

8:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Offered on one
Thursday each month
8:40 a.m. - 9 a.m.

Program Cost

Advanced Purchase
Student pk-12 | $17.50
Adult | $17.50
Additional Adult | $25.45

At the window (day of)

Student pk-12 | $24.95
Adult | $29.95


2022 Homeschool Topics

From Tides to Trenches | September 15

Take a deep dive with us and explore the layers of the ocean! Students will use hands-on activities to learn about the diversity of life in each ocean zone, their adaptations for each layer, and how researchers study the depths.

Inside Out | October 27

Have you ever wondered what makes an animal tick? Students will immerse themselves in activities to learn how major organ systems function, like the circulatory, respiratory, muscular systems and more!

Biodiversity: Life's Riches | November 17

From fishes to frogs, to birds and mammals; Earth is covered with a broad diversity of life to be explored! Students will survey the biodiversity of different ecosystems, model population growth, and learn about the threats to biodiversity on Earth.

Taking Flight | December 8

Soar into this Homeschool Day to explore birds! Investigate the mechanics of lift that allow them to fly, how their beaks and feet are adapted to every habitat on Earth and build your own nest!

All of Mississippi Aquarium’s Education Programs meet MS College & Career Readiness Standards and Next Generation Science Standards.

For inquiries or additional information, please contact Kayla Krieger, Education Sales Specialist,
at (228)241-1285 or via email at fieldtrips@msaquarium.org.

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