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Texas State Aquarium November 2009 Homeschool Day


Photo by Ester Schlimper

The Texas State Aquarium is offering it's popular 'Homeschool Day' again and this time it is scheduled for November 18, 2009. Homeschoolers in grades K-12th will have the opportunity to participate in one of three half day classes.

The following are the offered programs for the November 18th class:

  • Grades K-3rd(minimum 5 yrs. old) - Rainforests in the Ocean Program:  

Children will learn about Coral Reefs and the organisms that inhabit these delicate ecosystems.

Cost: $7.50 per student

Grades 4-6-Chomp!

Children will learn about Sharks and their senses.

Cost: $7.50 per student

  • Grades 7-12th-Diver in the Water

Students will have an introduction to S.C.U.B.A. and get to practice their skills in the indoor swimming pool. Credit will be given to those who wish to further complete their S.C.U.B.A. certification.

Cost: $15.00 (includes the additional fee required for the S.C.U.B.A. program)

Paid reservations are required prior to November 13th in order to participate in any of the classes and space is limited. Full refunds are granted only if minimum attendance is not met and class is cancelled. Any confirmed reservation cancelled after November 4th will not be refunded.

For registration information, contact Patricia Vanatter at the Texas State Aquarium at (361) 881-1307 or e-mail at