Learning with Shedd is an active member of Hive Chicago, a network of civic and cultural institution dedicated to transforming the learning landscape by creating opportunities for youth to explore their interest through connected learning experiences.
Shedd is working with the Hurvis Center to test the use of consumer technologies to help facilitate learning experiences in zoos and aquaria.
The Illinois Science & Technology Institute (ISTI) is a STEM-focused nonprofit that provides programs and partnerships to connect companies with classrooms. ISTI supports schools and companies who want to impact the next generation of innovators, to build a stronger, more inclusive talent pipeline in Illinois. ISTI is a bridge between the classroom and the real world that facilitates collaboration between students and industry members.
Shedd hosts the MATE Midwest regional competition as a part of our Underwater Robotics program for middle and high school aged students. Regional winners are eligible to participate in the international competition.
Shedd Aquarium has partnered with National Louis University to bring students participating in the Great Lakes Badging experience an opportunity to earn one semester hour of graduate credit. To receive credit, students must complete their badging requirements during an NLU academic term. Please refer to NLU’s academic calendar for term start and end dates. Spring 2018: April 4, 2018 through June 6, 2018. Tuition is $150 per semester hour. For more information, email National Louis at email@example.com or call 888-658-8632.
Explore conservation, sustainability, animals and more with the variety of education resources that Shedd offers.
With kids in charge, Shedd’s new video series answers questions on your favorite animals! Watch Sea Curious
See what workshops and educators-only special events are coming up.
Our living world is full of wonder. Celebrate with us the unbelievable beauty living in our oceans, lakes and rivers in a new special exhibit at Shedd Aquarium: Underwater Beauty, now open!
Join the Shedd family as a volunteer whether you're an aquatic life expert or not! Learn more about our opportunities and benefits.
At our Asleep with the Fishes overnights, you'll spend the night exploring the aquarium to learn about animals through a scavenger hunt, an aquatic presentation and more! New dates added for Fall!
Stay up to date with new learning events and programs from Shedd by signing up for Fish Tales!
Visit Shedd on a school trip by booking though our online group purchase pathway.