Bring your class to AMM for a day of discovery with one of our school programs. The Museum offers hands-on, inquiry-based education programs that foster positive outdoor experiences and encourage critical thinking. Programs are designed to align with Maryland Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). These programs can be customized and tailored to any group or can be combined for a full day experience. Can’t make it to AMM? In-class outreach programs are also available. Thanks to our generous program partners, the museum also offers three core programs that target underserved students in the City of Annapolis.
To schedule a program fill out the form below. For more information contact us via email or call us at 443-214-5872.
Fish, shrimp, and worms, oh my! Many different kinds of animals make their home on an oyster reef. In this hands-on program, students will meet these critters and learn all about the oyster reef habitat.
Students will learn what a watermen is and explore how they make their living on the Chesapeake Bay.
Get to know the Eastern Oyster inside and out by examining its biology and exploring its cultural and historical impacts.
Wade in the water and explore the habitat and body structures of a variety of animals that make their home in the Chesapeake Bay.
Learn about human environmental impacts through interactive STEM activities. What’s going on out there and how can we help?
In this year-long school program, students study the Chesapeake Bay through the lens of science, social studies, and art. Students gain a personal connection to local environmental issues through hands-on activities. Students can:
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Get to know why the Eastern Oyster is so important by examining its biology and exploring its cultural and historical impacts.
Wade in the water and discover the variety of animals that make their home in the Chesapeake Bay.
Learn about human environmental impacts and practice being a scientist by exploring various ways to measure Chesapeake Bay health.
Get to know the oyster inside and out by exploring the biology and ecology of the Eastern Oyster as well as its cultural and historical impacts.
Discover the interesting organisms that make their home in the Chesapeake Bay.
Experience a variety of scientific sampling techniques used to measure Chesapeake Bay health.
Climb aboard and get up close and personal with the plants and animals of the Chesapeake Bay. Our naturalists will lead your group on a guided paddle down Back Creek, highlighting its interesting history and ecology along the way. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for pricing details.
Climb aboard the Harbor Queen and spend an hour on the water geting up close and personal with fascinating Chesapeake Bay critters including crabs, fish, and eels! Best for K-5th grade. Programs are booked through Watermark.
Chesapeake 101 includes a 2 hour program at the Museum and a 40 minute narrated cruise on the Harbor Queen. Students may have lunch eitherat the Museum or onboard the Harbor Queen. Programs are booked through Watermark. ANNAPOLIS MARITIME MUSEUM Students will put their problem solving skills to the test to engineer a buoy or filter. In addition, choose from the following activities:
HARBOR QUEEN CRUISE Students board the Harbor Queen to cruise the waters around the historic Annapolis harbor. History, navigation, and architecture are included in this 40-minute narrated program.
Climb aboard the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s historic skipjack, the Stanley Norman. For a full day experience, combine with any other two-hour program. Grades 5 and up.