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Annual Educator Open House

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Open House Registration Form 2008  Click here!

Earn SBEC credits while discovering fun ways to bring the rainforests and oceans alive in your classroom or join us for our annual Educators Open House.

To see the full schedule of events and the schedule description please see the following links:


Schedule Description

Annual Educator Open House
All area educators and supporting school staff are invited to participate in this fun event! Show your school ID** at the registration table in the Visitor Center Circle. Please visit the FAQ section for more information.

After registering, you will:

§  Receive free admission into all Moody Gardens® attractions

§  Be able to participate in presentations

§  Be entered into the drawing for various door prizes including free field trips and workshops

§  Receive a ticket for a free boxed lunch (first 1000 educators)

§  Gather free educational materials (while supplies last)

§  Earn up to 5 SBEC credit hours with completed scavenger hunt

§  Learn about the volunteer opportunities available at Moody Gardens®

§  Get activity ideas for use in your classroom

§  Discover what educational programs are available from other area attractions

Family members may purchase day passes for just $19.00 per person (no additional discounts apply). No reservations necessary!!

If you have any questions, please call 409-683-4231 or email at

**Please provide any form of school employment identification (i.d. card, paycheck stub, insurance card, etc.). Please see the FAQ section for more information.

Educator Workshops

Participate in an exploratory workshop that demonstrates fun ways to bring rainforests, oceans, or space into your classroom. Take home curriculum complete with TEKS correlations in math, science, and social studies. Earn credit toward Continuing Professional Education as established by the State Board of Educator Certification (SBEC). Workshops include hands-on activities, educational materials, and a guided visit through one of the attractions at Moody Gardens®.  

Please call 1-800-582-4673, ext. 4231, or email, for more information and reservations.

Pre-registration is required.

Full Day Workshops
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., lunch included
$45.00 per person

Half Day Workshop:
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., lunch not included
$30.00 per person

  • Underwater Wonders
    (Full Day)
    Saturday, December 6, 2008
    Saturday, April 4, 2009 
  • Sharks
    (Half Day)
    Saturday, February 7, 2009
  • Underwater Wonders
    (Full Day)
    Saturday, March 7, 2009
  • Flying WILD
    (Full Day)
    Saturday, November 8, 2008
  • Toadally Frogs
    (Half Day)
    Saturday, March 14, 2009

Private workshops are available for individual districts or schools. Call for additional information.

Curriculum Guides

Help make the most of your visit by downloading a copy of the curriculum. Preprinted, bound versions of select guides are also available for only $10.00 per copy. Call 1-800-582-4673, ext. 4231 for more information.

The curriculums below are in PDF format.
(Please note: This format requires Adobe Acrobat. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat, click here to download Adobe Acrobat.)

Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition Curriculum Guide
Bones: An Exhibit Inside You Curriculum Guide
Educator's Guide Sharks 3D
Young Black Stallion
Space Station Curriculum (Large file)
Toadally Frogs Curriculum
BUGS! Curriculum
Fore the Planet Curriculum, Part 1
Fore the Planet Curriculum, Part 2
Tropical Rainforest Curriculum
Oceans of the World Curriculum
Ocean Wonderland
Movie Magic
Grand Canyon Adventure


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