Teachers

We have compiled these FACT SHEETS to share with your students.

Jellyfish

Invertebrate

Fact Sheet!

Learn about marine invertebrate characteristics, adaptations, functions, development, conservation and more through live marine invertebrates in our interactive touch tank (field trips only). The program also includes a tour of our world class shell collection as well as a shark feeding presentation. Students get a chance to see and hold mermaids purses, shells, sand dollars, egg cases and more!

Nurse Shark Eating

Nurse Shark

Fact Sheet!

Learn about classification, characteristics, habitat, adaptations, conservation, ecosystems, food chains and more through live fish and shark feeding presentation, shells, mermaids purses, sea glass, sand dollars, etc. and tour of our world class shell collection!




Metamorphosis

Metamorphosis

Fact Sheet!

Learn about adaptations, native species, habitats, conservation and characteristics of many different insects through live and mounted insect displays, bug eye demonstration, metamorphosis displays, antennae, mouth part demonstration and garden tour (field trip only for garden tour)!

Reptile

Reptile Fun

Fact Sheet!

All About Reptiles! Learn about reptile characteristics, adaptations, habitat and conservation through live reptiles, skeletons, snake skin, scutes, jaws, skulls, teeth and more!




Photosynthesis

Photosynthesis

Fact Sheet!

All About Plants! Learn about native plant species, photosynthesis, plants parts, habitat, growth and products we use every day that are made from plants through seeds, roots, stems, leaves, fruits, live and mounted plant displays, garden tour (field trips only for garden tour) and more!

Eastern Screech Owl

Eastern Screech Owl Facts

Fact Sheet!

Learn about characteristics, flight, food chains, adaptation, camouflage, conservation and nests through live bird(s), bird calls, beaks, skulls, nests, feathers, talons, eggs and more!




Amphibians

Amphibians

Fact Sheet!

Learn about metamorphosis, characteristics, behavior, camouflage, adaptations, conservation, native species and more through live frogs, toads and artifacts such as: jaws, skeletons, etc. and frog and toad calls!

Sea Turtle Baby

Sea Turtle

Fact Sheet!

Learn about adaptations, native species, habitats, conservation and characteristics of many different insects through live and mounted insect displays, bug eye demonstration, metamorphosis displays, antennae, mouth part demonstration and garden tour (field trip only for garden tour)!

Volunteer

A variety of positions are available to gain experience in a future field of study, fill community service hours for middle or high school students and/or to make new friends and gift back to your community!

Volunteer Opportunities

HOURS OF OPERATION

TUES - SAT: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
SUN: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
MON: CLOSED
CLOSED MAJOR HOLIDAYS

$5

Adoptions

The Sandoway Discovery Center animal adoption program is a great way to help care and feed one animal of your choice for one year. When you sponsor an animal your gift goes directly to support the professional care of your adopted animal.

Who Can I Adopt?
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