Grades K-3

Traveling Marine Zoo


Program Information

Whitney trained docents bring a collection of marine invertebrates to local schools for a hands-on science learning experience.

Students are introduced to marine biology by exploring how the animals breathe, find and eat food, protect themselves and generally survive in their environment.

Grades: K-3

Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays, September through May

Class Requirements: 2-3 classes per school visit, 24 students per class maximum

Cost: $50 per class

The Traveling Marine Zoo can visit schools within a 45 minute drive from the Whitney Laboratory.



Registration for the 2024/2025 will open April 1

Upon receiving this form education staff will review your request and respond back in a timely manner.

Please note that your class is not scheduled until you receive an email confirmation from education staff.

Questions / More Information

Amy Biedenbach
(904) 201-8423


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