Maryland Backyard

Field Trip Experience

  • Duration

    Single Day

  • Grades

    Pre-K - 1

  • Price

    $6 Per Person

  • Where

    Main Aquarium Campus


What kind of animals can you find right here in Maryland? Add this hands-on session to your National Aquarium field trip experience and take a trip into the Aquarium's backyard as we learn about owls, squirrels, opossums and deer. Your class will investigate the adaptations of local animals with Aquarium experts. Students will learn about healthy habitats and how diurnal and nocturnal adaptations differ.

Live animals: Yes, as available

Duration: 30 minutes

Maximum number of students: 50

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