A nonprofit organization dedicated to animal care and welfare, conservation research and public education, Shedd is known today as “The World’s Aquarium.” Situated on the shore of Lake Michigan, Shedd is home to nearly 32,000 aquatic animals representing more than 1,500 species of fishes, reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates, birds and mammals from waters around the world and welcomes 2 million guests annually. Programs at Shedd feature immersive and interactive learning opportunities, focused on personal, hands-on experiences. Shedd provides students and other visitors with critical educational information, using personalized learning and digital connections, with emphasis on Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) curriculum and Next Generation Science Standards. Millions of additional learners worldwide utilize virtual links through Shedd’s online educational platforms. Visit Shedd Aquariumoffsite link

John G. Shedd Aquarium
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