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HOMESCHOOL TICKETS

Discounts for Homeschoolers

SEA LIFE Michigan Aquarium offers an interactive, hands-on visit for homeschoolers and two ways to save: group field trips and Homeschool Week! In addition to our amazing sea creatures, we provide educational talks, feeding demonstrations and the opportunity to touch shrimp, crabs, sea stars and more at the Touchpool Experience! Plus, download and print off our FREE educational resources for an extra educational component! Book a group of 10+ students today and save up to $10.95 per student!

To book a Homeschool Group of 10+ students, call 248-409-6008 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm) or use the online booking form below.

 K-5th Grade Pricing Door Price Homeschool Group Price Free Chaperone Tickets
Workshop + Admission Must be pre-booked $10.00 1 per 5 students
Admission Only Must be pre-booked $8.00 1 per 5 students
Additional Teachers/Chaperones Must be pre-booked $10.00 N/A

 

 6-12th Grade Pricing Door Price Homeschool Group Price Free Chaperone Tickets
Workshop + Admission Must be pre-booked $11.00 1 per 10 students
Admission Only Must be pre-booked $9.00 1 per 10 students
Additional Teachers/Chaperones Must be pre-booked $10.00 N/A

 

Please note: Homeschool group trip bookings must be paid in full at least 2 weeks prior to visit date. Tickets are non-refundable, non-transferable and we are unable to provide complimentary tickets for individuals who do not attend the group trip.

  • Our workshops are designed to meet Next Generation Science Standards & Common Core ELA Standards (learn more)
  • Add a workshop for as low as $2 more per student

 

Little Creatures Workshop (PreK)
$2 per student
Students will learn about creatures that live in our ocean and here at SEA LIFE through story time, song and dance. This workshop also contains free play stations including shapes, letters and sensory activities. Suitable for Preschool. Approximately 30 minutes.

Hermit Crabs Workshop (PreK)
$2 per student
Students will learn all about hermit crabs and how they have to find a shell to survive. This workshop includes a story, group activity, craft and learning stations to practice fine motor skills. Suitable for Preschool. Approximately 30 minutes.


Meet the Creatures BINGO Workshop (K-2nd)

$2 per student

Students will learn about habitats, animal movements and the clever adaptations of creatures found at SEA LIFE. This workshop also covers ocean conservation and how students can make a difference here in Michigan. Suitable for K-2nd grade. Approximately 30 minutes.

Little Lake Sturgeon Workshop (K-2nd)
$2 per student
Students will learn about Michigan's own lake sturgeon, their life cycle, anatomy and what they can do to help protect these creatures. This workshop includes an interactive game and song to engage students in the world of the critically endangered lake sturgeon. Suitable for K-2nd grade. Approximately 30 minutes.


Fish Tales Workshop (K-5th) - NEW for 2019
$2 per student
Whether it’s an octopus headed to the moon or a giant eel exploring a new world, let the ocean and its amazing creatures inspire your own fishy tales. Suitable for K-5th grade. Approximately 30 minutes. 

 
Shark Snacks Workshop (3-5th)
$2 per student
Students will examine the unique characteristics of sharks including their diet, jaw structure and how they process information. This workshop also covers the important part sharks play in our ecosystem and why we need to protect them. Suitable for 3rd-5th grade. Approximately 30 minutes.

Lake Sturgeon Workshop (3-5th)
$2 per student
Students will dive deeper into the Michigan lake sturgeon's lifecycle, anatomy and how to protect these amazing creatures. This workshop includes hands-on games to engage students in the life of a sturgeon, their special adaptations and the challenges they face regarding climate change & habitat destruction. Suitable for 3rd-5th grade. Approximately 30 minutes.


Water Resources & Biodiversity Workshop (6-8th)
$2 per student
Students will examine all the ways water is used and the unique survival skills of animals dealing with limited resources. This workshop will also focus on water conservation, biodiversity and how we can help. Suitable for 6-8th grade. 45-60 minutes.


Squid Dissection (6-12th)
$3 per student
Students will investigate the anatomy and adaptations of squid through a hands on dissection.  They also will explore the classification of squid and some of their relatives. Suitable for 5-12th grade. 45-60 minutes. Please note: Due to the importance of the safety of our guests, any participants of a dissection who are not following directions may not be allowed to continue.

Individual homeschoolers and their immediate family members can visit during our special Homeschool Weeks and save up to $13.50 per person!


2019 Homeschool Week Dates:

 

  Door Price Homeschool Week Price Savings
Student (PreK-12th Grade) $18.95 $10.00 $8.95
Adult $23.95 $10.00 $13.95

 

Buy Homeschool Week tickets online >>

 

  • Homeschool Week pricing and activities available from 10am-1pm
  • FREE educational workshops (10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm daily; First come, first served. Space is limited. Sign up for a workshop when you arrive.)
  • Touch a sea star, anemone and other rockpool creatures in the Interactive Touchpool
  • Admire over 20 exhibits, 2,500 sea creatures and 250 species in an immersive setting
  • Encounter a vast array of creatures including sharks, rays, green sea turtles and more
  • Learn how you can make the oceans a better place through our conservation program
  • Gaze at creatures swimming overhead in our 180-degree ocean tunnel
  • Attend our educational talks & feeding demonstrations

Email: Jessica.Krutell@merlinentertainments.biz
Phone: 248-409-6008 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm)

 

 

FREE Educational Resources

Download these FREE Educator Notes and Student Exploration Sheets. They include great educational activities to supplement your visit to SEA LIFE Michigan. Print one for each of your students to complete as they walk through the aquarium!

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Amazing Oceans: PreK-K

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