HEAV's 2010 Homeschool Day at the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center in Virginia Beach, VA.
More than 500 homeschoolers from all areas of Virginia attend.
Many parents pick up free hand-outs and get their questions answered at the HEAV check-in table.
Easy check in moves everyone along quickly.
Many hands-on learning stations are placed throughout the museum.
A museum staff member sharing information at
a hands-on learning station.
More hands-on activities for all ages.
Families entering the peat swamp habitat.
A variety of fish intrigue this preschooler.
The touch tank is a fun place to linger.
A dad points out a sea creature swimming by.
A preschooler listens intently to his dad describing
the fish and horseshoe crab.
Children having fun touching the sting rays.
They really do come right up to the surface!
A toddler touching a turtle for the first time.
Boys having fun pretending
they've been swallowed by a shark!
Reaching out as the sharks swim past.
A little one stops to turn the pages of a book
describing sea creatures.
Homeschoolers walking through
a beautiful coral reef.
A close view of the Komoto dragon.
A museum volunteer showing the
underside of the horseshoe crab.
Asking questions about the horseshoe crab.
There is always hands-on learning at an HEAV-sponsored event!