Teacher Workshop


Teachers are invited to expand their knowledge of marine science, collect fun lessons to conduct with students, and get ideas about how to integrate science into the classroom. These three separate two-hour workshops are designed for groups of teachers that are interested in professional development, personal enrichment and/or seeking contact classroom hours. Choose from topics about killer whales, penguins, sea turtles or all three. Limited availability. For scheduling information and to book program, please contact us at (800) 406-2244.

Cost: $15 per teacher
Attendance: 5 minimum/25 maximum teachers per workshop
All teachers will receive a participation certificate for attending a SeaWorld Teacher workshop.

School Groups

Killer Whales: Wolves of the Sea

Killer whales inhabit all oceans of the world. Next to humans, they are the most widely distributed mammal on the planet. Currently, scientists recognize at least 10 genetically distinctive ecotypes of killer whales throughout the world’s oceans. Come with us to discover even more interesting facts about these impressive apex predators.

  • Learn about the amazing anatomy and natural history of one of the ocean's top predators –killer whales.
  • Discover the specialized killer whale training techniques that SeaWorld employs.
  • Explore SeaWorld's approach to behavioral enrichment and preventative health care.
  • Visit Shamu® Stadium home to our killer whale family.

Free Beer for Pass Members

Penguins: Flightless and Fearless

All 18 species of penguins are found in the southern hemisphere, from the Galapagos Islands along the equator to the South Pole. They thrive in the coldest, windiest, highest and driest place on the planet-Antarctica. Come with us to discover how these fascinating birds are adapted to some of the harshest conditions in the world.

  • Examine the natural history of these unique, flightless birds.
  • Learn how to identify the different species of penguins at SeaWorld.
  • Discover the secrets involved in their daily care.
  • Visit Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin exhibit and penguin support facilities.


Sea Turtles: Race for Survival

Discover interesting facts about sea turtles that are commonly found off the Florida coast. Teachers will leave this workshop with an increased understanding of the challenges facing our sea turtle populations and what measures we can all take to help them.

  • Learn about the natural history of these ancient marine reptiles.
  • Improve your ability to identify the turtle species that inhabit Florida's waters.
  • Increase your awareness concerning the environmental perils that impair sea turtle populations.
  • Visit our sea turtle rehabilitation facility.