Learn about the animals and habitat right under our own rivers and lakes.

The Junior Biologist series of programs will encourage a love of science in your seven- to twelve-year-old child.

Each 2-hour class includes theme related activities, guided gallery tour, interaction with our animal care staff behind-the-scenes, and a keepsake journal.

Conserve Indiana:

Discover the special adaptations animals have to live right here in our waterways, and learn about how we can protect the animals living in the region. During this 2-hour program your seven- to twelve-year-old child will:

Take a guided tour of our Indiana Waters & Beyond gallery, while drawing common animals that are found there

  • Touch animals in our touch pools.
  • Feed invertebrates behind-the-scenes with one of our animal care staff.
  • Record observations in a keepsake journal.

Other activities may include:

  • Learn about the diversity of marine habitats that Indiana has.
  • Investigate water use and discuss ways to save water.
  • See the connection of our actions on land to ocean pollution.
  • Design a poster to promote conservation

    The Aquarium reserves the right to change the animal interactions without notice due to animal safety, exhibit maintenance, or animal health reasons.

Indiana Jr. Biologist Program

Kentucky fun world

Explore the wide range of species living under our waters.

Indiana Jr. Biologist Program