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An Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) study found that visits to accredited zoos and aquariums help individuals reinforce prior understandings of and gain new knowledge about nature and conservation. Shedd Aquarium, a leader in conservation education, furthers its 40-year commitment to learning with new immersive and interactive learning programs centered on personal hands-on experiences. Shedd connects people with animals by sharing critical educational information focused on digital, science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), Next Generation Science Standards and personalized learning.

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Shedd Aquarium’s “Science Tech Treks” reimagines the field trip experience

Science Tech TreksWith its new Science Tech Treks program, Shedd Aquarium reimagines the field trip experience for grades K-5. The unique evidence-driven learning opportunities tie to school curricula by integrating technology while connecting students with the living world through the wonder of live animals. Continue Reading>

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Shedd Aquarium partners with National Louis University to expand online professional development offerings for educators

FishesNational leaders in education, Shedd Aquarium and National Louis University (NLU) have partnered to provide educators a unique opportunity to earn graduate credit through an online digital badging program centered on Great Lakes science. Continue reading>