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Aquariums

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Aquarium of the Pacific

www.aquariumofpacific.org

Located in Long Beach, the Aquarium of the Pacific is southern California’s largest aquarium, with a mission to educate people about the Pacific Ocean. Here you’ll find information about the museum and its exhibits, news and events, and conversation and education programs. Watch videos (the site has both video and audio podcasts) and read the aquarium blog.

Aquariums Around the World

www.world-aquariums.com

This site provides a guide to aquariums throughout North America and around the world. Click a region to see a list of aquariums in that area, each with a brief introduction. Click the name of any aquarium to open a page with a description, photos, a link to the aquarium’s site, and a map.

Florida Aquarium

www.flaquarium.org

This colorful, kid-friendly site gives you a virtual tour of the Florida Aquarium, located in Tampa. Preview the aquarium’s galleries (Wetlands, Bays and Beaches, Coral Reef, and Sea Hunt) as you plan your visit. Find out about its educational and conservation programs and learn how to become a member.

Georgia Aquarium

www.georgiaaquarium.org

The world’s largest aquarium, which opened in Atlanta in 2005, features all kinds of aquatic life swimming in eight million gallons of water. Explore the aquarium and its many programs, watch beluga whales via webcam, get visitor information, and buy tickets.

National Aquarium in Baltimore

www.aqua.org

With more than 10,500 animals from 560 species, the National Aquarium provides a fascinating glimpse into the world under the water. This educational site has sections titled Animals, Exhibits, and Conservation, and each contains pages of interesting content. Buy tickets and get directions, learn about volunteering or making a donation, and check out the aquarium’s special programs.

New England Aquarium

www.neaq.org

The New England Aquarium is one of Boston’s most popular attractions. Founded in 1969, the New England Aquarium combines education and entertainment to inform about conservation. Learn about the thousands of animals that live at the aquarium, from penguins and seals to whales and giant octopi. There are also sections about conservation and research, education, planning your visit, and getting involved.

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Monterey Bay Aquarium Video Library

www.montereybayaquarium.org/efc/video_library/video_library.aspx

California’s Monterey Bay Aquarium has an extensive collection of videos showing the aquarium’s animals, exhibits, and projects. Take a virtual visit to a great aquarium.

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