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8am | Diet of the Day

Visit us on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter  |  Monday – Wednesday – Friday

Sink your teeth into what our animals eat, what their diet consists of & other animal facts!

Visit us on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter

 

8am | Awesome Animal Ambassadors

Visit us on Facebook  |  Sunday only

    Experience a daily encounter with a VLM ambassador animal presented by our expert staff!

11am | VLM LIVE Facebook

Visit us on Facebook LIVE | Daily

Miss our fish?  See the Otters Swim?  Watch the Red Wolf Enrichment? We are CLOSED but still caring for our

amazing animals and we want to share out days with you.  Watch LIVE  and have your questions ready for a keeper/aquarist Q & A.

12pm | Nature at Noon

Visit us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram  | Tuesday – Thursday – Saturday

Learn about something you can find in your own backyard.

2:30pm | VLM LIVE Facebook

Visit us on Facebook LIVE  | Monday through Friday

Miss our fish?  See the Otters Swim?  Watch the Red Wolf Enrichment? We are CLOSED but still caring for our

amazing animals and we want to share out days with you.  Watch LIVE  and have your questions ready for a keeper/aquarist Q & A.

 

 4pm | VLM Mysteries

Visit us on Instagram  | Daily

What is it? Identify the photo and give it your best guess.
It could be an animal nose, a fluffy tail or an item from our amazing collections.
Solve the mystery yourself and find out if you are correct the next day!

 

6pm | Virginia Skies

Visit us on Twitter |  Daily

Discover the night sky…
We will stargaze with you and give you tips
on what to look for in the Virginia sky and other stellar facts!

 

8pm | Virginia Skies

Visit us on Facebook LIVE  | Daily

Discover the night sky…
We will stargaze with you and give you tips
on what to look for in the Virginia sky and other stellar facts!
Visit us on Facebook 

 

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Missed us on Social Media?

The Virginia Living Museum is committed to connecting you to nature through our educational experiences that promote conservation. Below are some Video activities to help extend your learning at home. Just click on the title and it will take you to a video from  the Virginia Living Museum YouTube Channel.

Family Fun

 

  • Outdoor Adventure 

 

 

  • Science Corner

 

 

  • Living Green – Sustainability

 

 

  • Science at Home

 

 

  • Awesome Animal Ambassadors

 

 

  • Other Animal Videos

 

 

  • Vet Visit

 

 

  • Weird & Wild

 

 

Age Specific Activities

 

  • Pre-Kindergarten

 

Let’s learn together about what an observation is and how to explore the world around us using our 5 senses.

 

  • Kindergarten and 1st Grade

 

Test the strength of different shapes and try to build a strong structure!

 

  • 2nd and 3rd Grade

 

Learn about weather and the water cycle. Create your own cloud in a jar.

 

  • 4th and 5th Grade

 

Explore the six simple machines and see how they play a role in your daily life. Construct your own Rube Goldberg machine with items you have at home.

Discover how to tell time and detect the Earth’s motions using your own shadow.

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Additional Resources:

Check out games, podcasts, fun and real science about animals, plants and space at DragonflyTV.

The Museum is an official NASA Space Place. Check out these neat activities for kids.

The NASA’s Space Place is a partnership between the International Technology Education Association and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

 

AZA Children’s Picture Books

These books were developed as part of AZA SAFE (Saving Animals From Extinction) in which the entire AZA-accredited zoo and aquarium community is focusing its conservation science, its wildlife expertise and its 180 million visitors on saving species in the wild.

 

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Thanks to our Corporate Sponsors who annually make it possible to continue our mission of education, conservation and sustainability.

 Deep Creek Landing Marina