Aquarium Education Programs
Education is the heart and soul of Loveland Living Planet Aquarium. The goal of the education programs is to provide unique learning experiences for guests of all ages, to inspire students to become excited about science, and to assist them in becoming life-long learners.
See our list of education programs below.
Aquarium self-guided field trips and EcoVenture classes are available for K-12 and are targeted to generate excitement about science. Our classes are free, CORE-based, and feature hands-on activities and encounters. Click below to learn more about these programs and book your trip.
Our outreach programs visit 2nd, 4th, and 6th-grade Utah public and charter classrooms to support Utah science curriculum and inspire the future stewards of our Living Planet. Each program is designed to correlate with Utah Science and Engineering (SEEd) Standards. Click below to learn more about these programs.
The Rainforest Van is offered to 2nd-grade students in Utah. This program explores the survival strategies used by animals living in the different layers of the rainforest.
The Adaptations Van is offered to 4th-grade students throughout Utah. This program explores the structures and functions organisms use to survive in the habitats of Utah. Students will leave feeling inspired and armed with easily practiced conservation strategies.
The Ecosystems Van is offered to 6th-grade students in Utah. This program explores various ecosystem interactions both large and small and their impacts on the stability of an ecosystem. Students are encouraged to think and make decisions that have a positive impact on their own ecosystem.
School Break & Summer Camps
There’s a Loveland Living Planet Aquarium Youth Camp during school breaks and summer vacation for every animal-loving kid!
Teacher Professional Development
Loveland Living Planet Aquarium offers free professional development workshops throughout the school year to public and charter school teachers.