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What to Expect

This tour experience is done via a video virtual tour of the Cabrillo High School Aquarium with live Aquarium students who will join your classroom's Zoom meeting! The students will deliver information about each exhibit, and then answer questions at the end of the tour. 

Virtual Tours Grades TK-5

Days and Times

The tour will run on a Tuesday or Thursday - Please do not request a specific date, we will give you at least 2 week's notice (usually more).

  • TK-K from 9:00am to 9:45am. 

  • 1st/2nd from 10:15am to 11:00am

  • 3rd/4th from 12:00pm to 12:45pm

  • 5th from 1:15pm to 2:00pm

Program Messages and NGSS Standards:


Message: "Animals have special patterns or characteristics that help them eat food, survive, and live."
K-LS1-1.  Use observations to describe patterns of what plants and animals (including humans) need to survive.


Message: "Different habitats have different animals that play important roles in their ecosystems."
2-LS4-1.  Make observations of plants and animals to compare the diversity of life in different habitats.


Message: "The organisms and their habitats make up a system in which the parts depend on each other."
3-LS4-3.  Construct an argument with evidence that in a particular habitat some organisms can survive well, some survive less well, and some cannot survive at all.


Message: "The energy in animals’ food was once energy from the sun."
5-PS3-1.  Use models to describe that energy in animals’ food (used for body repair, growth, and motion and to maintain body warmth) was once energy from the sun.

Bonus Materials!

Your tour comes with a 15-20 minute pre-lesson you can do before the tour on your own with your students.


It will also include a 15-20 minute follow-up activity you can do on your own with your students. 

Ready to book?

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A form will be sent to your email to fill out and submit to request a tour date. 

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