In response to COVID-19, we’ve made some essential changes to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all.

Rain Forest Discovery

Virtual Experience

  • Duration

    Single Day

  • Grades

    K – 8

  • Price

    $95 per session

  • Where



The rain forests of South America are as fascinating and beautiful as they are wild! The National Aquarium education team will bring science to life for your students, leading them through an in-depth virtual presentation of how plant and animal species interact and adapt for survival in the South American rain forest. You’ll discover the importance of this unique habitat, threats to its survival and how you can influence its future.

Live animals: Your virtual presentation will include a look at animals in our exhibits

Minimum number of students: 12

Maximum number of students: 35

Duration: 40 minutes

Teacher Resources

Educators, please download and make use of these resource materials developed to align with this program before or after your scheduled virtual session. If you are unable to book an experience with our team but would still like your students to experience this program, we welcome you to download your own copy of this curriculum and add it to your upcoming lesson plans.

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.

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