New York State

The Aqua Zoo

The Aqua Zoo is America’s only family-owned and operated public aquarium, featuring over 50 exhibits. Groups will enjoy seeing the sparkling clean water and creatures such as saltwater fish, invertebrates, turtles, alligators, coral from around the world, and, of course, sharks! The aquarium is also home to dry exhibits including an impressive fossil collection. Take a guided tour and learn about the wonderful sea creatures or walk at your own pace on a self-guided tour. Groups can even see the touch tank and pet some fishy friends. 
 
Contact Info
Address: 43681 Rte. 12, Alexandria Bay, New York 13607. Jefferson County. Tel: 315-482-5771. Email: info@aquazoo.com. Website: www.aquazoo.com. Hrs: Daily 10AM-5PM.
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-3 hours. Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Science.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Science. 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Zoo Lesson Plan

When you go to the zoo, be on the lookout for the clever ways animals adapted to their surroundings and developed traits that help them survive. Students act like scientists to observe animal life while focusing on the diets and eating habits.... Continue