Maryland: Mountains to the Sea

Virtual Field Trip

  • Duration

    Single Day

  • Grades

    6 - 12; Maryland Schools Only

  • Price

    Free for Maryland Schools

  • Where



Bring the wonder of a National Aquarium field trip to your students with this virtual program including a video tour of our recently refreshed Maryland: Mountains to the Sea gallery led by an Aquarium expert.

Students will learn how water moves across our state from the Allegany streams to the Atlantic Ocean. Along the journey, students will learn about the unique aquatic habitats found throughout our state and how native animals have adapted to live in these environments. After the program, teachers will be sent a video tour of the Maryland: Mountains to the Sea gallery for their continued use.

Live animals: No
Duration: 40 minutes
Minimum number of students: 12
Maximum number of students: 60

This special Maryland: Mountains to the Sea program is free with advance reservation for Maryland schools qualifying for free MSDE Aquarium field trips.

Accessing Virtual Programs

The National Aquarium uses Zoom as our platform for virtual programming. If you are required by your school to use a different platform, you will need to arrange in advance to host the session on that platform and invite Aquarium staff to the meeting.

Cancellation Policy

You must cancel your reservation at least 21 days prior to your scheduled program to receive a full refund. If you cancel your reservation less than 21 days in advance or fail to participate in your scheduled program, you forfeit all program fees.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice

The National Aquarium is dedicated to creating an environment that is inclusive, equitable and accessible to people from all backgrounds. We cannot successfully change the way humanity cares for our ocean planet without connecting with and appreciating the broad diversity of identities, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives that make our community unique.

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