Sandoway Discovery Center

Located in a historic 1936 beachfront home in Delray Beach, Sandoway Discovery Center offers groups the opportunity to learn about South Florida’s marine and coastal ecosystems and animals. Exhibits feature birds, reptiles, corals, invertebrates, an extensive shell collection and Sharks! Groups will enjoy daily shark feeding presentations, hands on animal encounters, and exploring the history of early 20th century Florida. Educational programs focus on topics such as conservation, animal adaptations, ecology and biodiversity. Group minimum is 10 people, maximum is 60. Title 1 schools can call for special pricing.

contact info

Hrs: Tues.-Sat. 10AM-4PM, Sun. 12PM-4PM.

School

Educational programs can teach students about the marine and animal worlds, including the classification and adaptations of their inhabitants. Examples of field trip activities include an interactive touch tank, touring the world-class shell collection, or a shark feeding presentation. Students can also learn about animals with live birds, amphibians, reptiles, and insects; study the structures and growth of plants with seeds, stems, and a garden tour; learn about environmental changes; study sea turtle ecology; and more. Many programs are also available as outreach.

Title I schools may be eligible for discounted tours.

supports classroom learning in:
Environmental Studies, Science

topics covered:
birds, ecology, mammals, marine life, plants

contact info
Name: Evan Orellana
Phone: 561-274-7263
Email: evan.sandoway@gmail.com

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: Min. 10, max. 60 students. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Outreach. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1. Registration: Email. Cost: Fee, Title I Accessible To: PD.

Nature Exploration Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

One single tree can provide the oxygen required for two human beings and over 8,000 sheets of paper. Trees can also clean the soil and air by absorbing harmful pollutants. So what have you done for a tree lately? Nature centers and state parks provide a hands-on environment to discover facts about native plants and animals, as well as ways to preserve these natural resources.

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Sandoway Discovery Center

Located in a historic 1936 beachfront home in Delray Beach, Sandoway Discovery Center offers groups the opportunity to learn about South Florida’s marine and coastal ecosystems and animals. Exhibits feature birds, reptiles, corals, invertebrates, an extensive shell collection and Sharks! Groups will enjoy daily shark feeding presentations, hands on animal encounters, and exploring the history of early 20th century Florida. Educational programs focus on topics such as conservation, animal adaptations, ecology and biodiversity. Group minimum is 10 people, maximum is 60. Title 1 schools can call for special pricing.

contact info

Hrs: Tues.-Sat. 10AM-4PM, Sun. 12PM-4PM.

Scouts

Scout groups can register for any of the aquarium’s field trip programs. During their tour of the aquarium, they can learn about marine and animal life, as well as insects. The Center’s presentations are a great way to fulfill badge requirements. Other field trip activities may include an interactive touch tank, touring the shell collection or the garden, and watching a shark feeding.

supports scout badges in:
Science

topics covered:
birds, ecology, mammals, marine life, plants

contact info
Name: Evan Orellana
Phone: 561-274-7263
Email: evan.sandoway@gmail.com

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: Min. 10, max. 60 scouts. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Outreach. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: n/a.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: n/a.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: n/a. Registration: Email. Cost: Fee Accessible To: PD.

Nature Exploration Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

One single tree can provide the oxygen required for two human beings and over 8,000 sheets of paper. Trees can also clean the soil and air by absorbing harmful pollutants. So what have you done for a tree lately? Nature centers and state parks provide a hands-on environment to discover facts about native plants and animals, as well as ways to preserve these natural resources.

View Lesson Plan>>

Sandoway Discovery Center

Located in a historic 1936 beachfront home in Delray Beach, Sandoway Discovery Center offers groups the opportunity to learn about South Florida’s marine and coastal ecosystems and animals. Exhibits feature birds, reptiles, corals, invertebrates, an extensive shell collection and Sharks! Groups will enjoy daily shark feeding presentations, hands on animal encounters, and exploring the history of early 20th century Florida. Educational programs focus on topics such as conservation, animal adaptations, ecology and biodiversity. Group minimum is 10 people, maximum is 60. Title 1 schools can call for special pricing.

contact info

Hrs: Tues.-Sat. 10AM-4PM, Sun. 12PM-4PM.

Homeschool

Homeschool groups can register for any of the aquarium’s field trip or outreach programs. During their tour of the aquarium, they can learn about marine and animal life, as well as insects. Many programs are also available as outreach.

supports classroom learning in:
Environmental Studies, Science

topics covered:
birds, ecology, mammals, marine life, plants

contact info
Name: Evan Orellana
Phone: 561-274-7263
Email: evan.sandoway@gmail.com

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: Min. 10 students. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Outreach. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-2 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Email. Cost: Fee Accessible To: PD.

Nature Exploration Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

One single tree can provide the oxygen required for two human beings and over 8,000 sheets of paper. Trees can also clean the soil and air by absorbing harmful pollutants. So what have you done for a tree lately? Nature centers and state parks provide a hands-on environment to discover facts about native plants and animals, as well as ways to preserve these natural resources.

View Lesson Plan>>

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