Pine Knoll Shores Teachers

Pine Knoll Shores Teachers

For Teachers 

As a teacher, you're always looking for new ways to inspire and engage curious minds. Allow us to serve as an educational resource for you and your students. Dive into the world of wonder and water by taking students on a journey “from North Carolina’s mountains to the sea.”  We offer a wide array of educational opportunities for teachers that can be an incredible supplement to your lesson plan. Contact us today to learn more about how we come to your classroom virtually today. 

Outreach programs bring the aquarium to your classroom. Plan your field trips or scavenger hunts. Learn about some of the animals we have at the aquarium and download some free aquarium worksheets. Are you a teacher at a Title 1 school? Look into our Aquarium Scholar mini-grants.

Educational virtual Programs
Field Trips
Scavenger Hunts
Fun and Learning
Aquarium Scholars



Registered North Carolina home schools will be offered one free general admission visit per school year. Homeschool families can only receive free admission during the week (Monday-Friday) during the traditional school year (September 1 to June 15).

In addition to the one free visit, the Aquarium holds a special Homeschool Day event. During this event, all children in the immediate homeschool family are invited to attend. This includes children who are not school age, and two adults (additional adults will still have to pay general admission). Proof of homeschool status is also required during Homeschool Day.


SciRen Coast 2022

At SciREN events, researchers provide educators with K-12 classroom-ready lesson plans, which are based on their current work and adhere to state and national educational standards.  SciREN gives researchers and educators opportunities to arrange classroom visits and to collaborate on curriculum development. All interested teachers and educators are welcome to attend!

The next SciREN Coast event will be in February 2022 and held at the Aquarium. A date has not been set, Check back for more details and registration.

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