Teacher Workshops

Teachers can take advantage of the many workshops and in-service opportunities available through the Tennessee Aquarium. Many of these classes can be hosted at the Aquarium or at your school. Additionally, classes can be tailored to fit your school in-service schedule.

The following workshops are offered year-round by calling (800) 262-0695, ext. 4049 to schedule your time. 

There are no instructional fees for the following workshops/in-services. Depending on your state, there may be a materials charge. A transportation fee may also be assessed.

  • Project Learning Tree
  • Project WET
  • Project WILD
  • Project WILD Aquatic

Instructional fees vary for the following workshops/in-services (materials and/or transportation costs are additional):

  • Orientation to Educational Opportunities -- $7.75 per teacher if attending IMAX film; otherwise, NO COST.
  • Science With a Splash/School Yard Ecosystems/Habitat Studies -- $15-$25 per teacher

For additional information about these workshops/in-services, e-mail George Bartnik or call (800) 262-0695, ext. 4049. 

Teachers Visit Free on Teacher Appreciation Day!  

Simply show your current teacher ID or pay stub at the Aquarium’s ticket center and you and a guest will receive admission to the Aquarium and IMAX Theater at no cost.  This will be a great opportunity to see first-hand what is available for your class during their next field trip.  Enjoy special programming, behind the scenes opportunities and register to win a free field trip for your class with bus reimbursement!