Outreach Programs Available

Reservations:  Call Group Sales at (757) 664-1021 or e-mail reservations@nauticus.org.


Risky "Wisky" Weather (Grades 4-7)

Students will learn how weather can affect ship performance and how sailors prepare for storms at sea.  Students will collect weather data using weather phenomena and weather instruments. 


Watershed Field Investigation (Grades 4 - 8)

Take your students outdoors! Examine how the health of their schoolyard affects the entire Chesapeake Bay Watershed by using GPS units, taking soil samples and testing for nutrient pollutants. (Maximum of 30 students per program)
VA Science SOLs: 4.1, 4.5, 4.8, 6.1, 6.7, 6.9


Ready, Aim...Fire.  Force, Motion and Energy (The Physics of a Turret) (Grades 5-9)

This team-building activity is based on the physics of the Battleship Wisconsin's 16" guns.  Using everyday objects, students will design and construct a working "turret".  By practicing basic principles of physics, students then compete against each other to see which team designed the most effective turret. 


Early Learners (Grades Pre-k - K) - Perfect outreach for your early learners!

Includes a story, craft and science activity involving a live demonstration with one of Nauticus' own live animals!   Topics include wacky science, weather, deep sea adventures, and more!


Cool Science (Grades 1-12)

Experience amazing liquid nitrogen and combustion experiments as you discover the science of temperature and states of matter.
Virginia Science SOLs: K.1, K.2, K.5, 2.1, 2.3, 3.1, 3.3, 3.9, 5.1, 5.4, 6.1, 6.4, PS. 1, PS.2, PS.4, PS.7


Seeing the Sea (Grades K-5)

Learn about ocean animals, light and sound, ocean pressure and more! Virginia Science SOLs:

Virginia Science SOLs: K.1, K.4, K.6, 1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 1.7, 2.1, 2.7, 3.1, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 4.1, 4.5, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3